Synonyms of poky


1. jail, jailhouse, gaol, clink, slammer, poky, pokey, correctional institution

usage: 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)


1. dilatory, laggard, poky, pokey, slow (vs. fast)

usage: wasting time

2. jerkwater, one-horse, pokey, poky, provincial (vs. cosmopolitan)

usage: small and remote and insignificant; "a jerkwater college"; "passed a series of poky little one-horse towns"

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Definition and meaning of poky (Dictionary)