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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective See poky.

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  • adjective of a room of small volume, cramped
  • adjective slang slow
  • adjective slang, of a car fast
  • noun slang, with "the" prison.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective small and remote and insignificant
  • noun a correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)
  • adjective wasting time

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  • "Moving at an average speed of 4 mph in noontime traffic, the M23 won this year's "Pokey" Award, a creation of the Straphangers Campaign and Transportation Alternatives."

    - Daily News, October 31, 2007

    November 17, 2007

  • Gaol,brig,slammer et al.

    December 7, 2007

  • Gumby's sidekick.

    December 14, 2007

  • See hokey.

    July 4, 2009