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synonyms for poky

  • small
  • confined
  • shabby

antonyms for poky

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  • spacious
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How to use poky in a sentence

The spot was miles from anywhere, on the side of a hill whose poky desert plants scrape anyone who walks by, and over which wild horses keep watch.
A CIA SPYPLANE CRASHED OUTSIDE AREA 51 A HALF-CENTURY AGO. THIS EXPLORER FOUND IT.SARAH SCOLESJANUARY 5, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
The partners’ goal was making underwriting, the poky part in the middle, fully electronic.
FIRST HE TOOK ENERGY TRADING AND THE NYSE ELECTRONIC. NOW JEFF SPRECHER OF ICE SHARES HIS PLANS TO DIGITIZE YOUR MORTGAGESHAWN TULLYSEPTEMBER 2, 2020FORTUNE
It's rather a poky place, you know, mamma, and in India I suppose the houses are all enormous.
ROBIN REDBREASTMARY LOUISA MOLESWORTH
It is monstrous to think of burying his talents in a poky little hole like Whitford.
A CHARMING FELLOW, VOLUME II (OF 3)FRANCES ELEANOR TROLLOPE
We used to have a house, of course, before uncle died, and you know how poky rooms seem after that.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE EVIDENCEOLIVER ONIONS
The children are behaving as well as can be, and Sykes too; and it's not a poky house, by any means.
SARAH'S SCHOOL FRIENDMAY BALDWIN
Somehow Ebenezer did not seem just a poky old farm horse, as Twinkleheels had always regarded him.
THE TALE OF PONY TWINKLEHEELSARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
Mamma does enough of that for the entire family; she always has some poky board meeting to attend.
INTERRUPTEDPANSY
She's an awful poky person and needs new teeth, but she says she's so sick of mending pants, she wishes some days she was dead.
HOW IT HAPPENEDKATE LANGLEY BOSHER
How can you, Lieutenant Ekdal, who were such a keen sportsman once, live in this poky little hole?
MR PUNCH'S POCKET IBSEN - A COLLECTION OF SOME OF THE MASTER'S BEST KNOWN DRAMASF. ANSTEY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO POKY

  • broken-down
  • crude
  • dilapidated
  • dingy
  • dowdy
  • down-at-heel
  • faded
  • frumpy
  • gaudy
  • inelegant
  • mangy
  • messy
  • nasty
  • out-of-date
  • outmoded
  • poky
  • ratty
  • run down
  • seedy
  • shabby
  • shoddy
  • sleazy
  • sloppy
  • slovenly
  • stodgy
  • threadbare
  • unbecoming
  • unkempt
  • unstylish
  • unsuitable
  • untidy
  • vulgar
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