Synonyms for pokey
- black hole
- detention camp
- house of correction
- penal institution
- up the river
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR POKEY
No, Pokey, people don't kiss in church or put their hats on.
We must live in one of these pokey, dingy houses for ever and ever.
We lived in a pokey little house that we called 'The Tin Shanty.'
You know in this pokey little place no one will ever hear of him.
Put your money on the table, he said, finally: theres the dicks and theres Pokey.
She must be a stiff, pokey sort of a person, and I am sure it will be pleasanter without her.
I've got a hunch that if you don't, we go to the pokey and Uncle Peter will be left free to blow up everybody in town.
And if we had been so curious we might have tried to find out things in pokey ways.
Another objectionable circumstance is, that the pokey unknowns support each other in being unimpressible.
One more mess like I barely managed to clean up this week and someone's going to the pokey.