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One that pokes, especially a metal rod used to stir a fire.
Any of various card games played by two or more players who bet on the value of their hands.
[Probably from French poque, a card game similar to poker popular in the 18th century, probably from German pochen, to knock, pound, boast, brag (as in (ich) poche, (I) knock, bet (said while rapping the table when opening in the German card game Pochspiel)); akin to German poch, interjection imitative of a knock.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
1. (Tools) a metal rod, usually with a handle, for stirring a fire
(Card Games) a card game of bluff and skill in which bets are made on the hands dealt, the highest-ranking hand (containing the most valuable combinations of sequences and sets of cards) winning the pool
[C19: probably from French poque similar card game]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
pok•er1 (ˈpoʊ kər) n.
2. a metal rod for poking or stirring a fire.
pok•er2 (ˈpoʊ kər) n.
a card game played by two or more persons, in which the players bet on the value of their hands, the winner taking the pool.
[1825–35, Amer.; perhaps orig. braggart, bluffer; compare Middle Low German poken to brag, play, Middle Dutch poken to bluff, brag]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
A metal rod about two feet long with a handle on one end and a right angle bend on the other. Pokers were used to stir burning wood or coal in stoves.
1001 Words and Phrases You Never Knew You Didn’t Know by W.R. Runyan Copyright © 2011 by W.R. Runyan
|Noun||1.||poker - fire iron consisting of a metal rod with a handle; used to stir a fire|
fire hook, stove poker, salamander
|2.||poker - any of various card games in which players bet that they hold the highest-ranking hand|
card game, cards - a game played with playing cards
draw poker, draw - poker in which a player can discard cards and receive substitutes from the dealer; 'he played only draw and stud'
high-low - poker in which the high and low hands split the pot
penny ante poker, penny ante - poker played for small stakes
straight poker - poker in which each player gets 5 cards face down and bets are made without drawing any further cards
strip poker - poker in which a player's losses are paid by removing an article of clothing
stud poker, stud - poker in which each player receives hole cards and the remainder are dealt face up; bets are placed after each card is dealt
raise - increasing the size of a bet (as in poker); 'I'll see your raise and double it'
poker face - a face without any interpretable expression (as that of a good poker player)
jackpot, kitty, pot - the cumulative amount involved in a game (such as poker)
ante - (poker) the initial contribution that each player makes to the pot
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
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) → atizadorm, hurgónm
) → pókerm, póquermto have a poker face
→ tener una caraimpasible, tener una cara de pókersee alsostiffA3
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
(= card game) → pokerm
I play poker → Je joue au poker.poker-faced [ˈpəʊkərfeɪst]adj → au visageimpassible
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
: poker dicen
(= single dice) → Pokerwürfelm; (= set of five) → Pokerwürfelpl
adj → mit einem Pokergesicht orPokerface; (= bored) → mit unbewegterMiene
n (for fire) → Schürhakenm, → Feuerhakenm
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
) → attizzatoio
) → pokerm inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
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