See also: Poker and póker

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EnglishEdit

 
Miniature tongs, shovel and poker

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

poke +‎ -er.

NounEdit

poker ‎(plural pokers)

  1. A metal rod, generally of wrought iron, for adjusting the burning logs or coals in a fire; a firestick. [from earlier 16th c.]
  2. One who pokes.
  3. A kind of duck, the pochard.
SynonymsEdit
TranslationsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

American English, perhaps from first element of German Pochspiel, from German pochen, perhaps from French poque.

NounEdit

poker ‎(plural pokers)

  1. Any of various card games in which, following each of one or more rounds of dealing or revealing the cards, the players in sequence make tactical bets or drop out, the bets forming a pool to be taken either by the sole remaining player or, after all rounds and bets have been completed, by those remaining players who hold a superior hand according to a standard ranking of hand values for the game. [from earlier 19th c.]
  2. (poker) All the four cards of the same rank.
Derived termsEdit
Related termsEdit
See alsoEdit
Poker hands in English · poker hands (layout · text)
         
high card pair two pair three of a kind straight
         
flush full house four of a kind straight flush royal flush
TranslationsEdit

External linksEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Compare Danish pokker(the deuce, devil), and English puck.

NounEdit

poker ‎(plural pokers)

  1. (US, colloquial) Any imagined frightful object, especially one supposed to haunt the darkness; a bugbear.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


BasqueEdit

NounEdit

poker

  1. belch

CzechEdit

NounEdit

poker m

  1. poker

DutchEdit

 
Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nl

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: po‧ker

Etymology 1Edit

American English, perhaps from first element of German Pochspiel, from German pochen, perhaps from French poque

NounEdit

poker n ‎(uncountable)

  1. poker (card game)

Etymology 2Edit

From poken +‎ -er

NounEdit

poker m ‎(plural pokers, diminutive pokertje n)

  1. somebody who pokes a fire

VerbEdit

poker

  1. first-person singular present indicative of pokeren
  2. imperative of pokeren

AnagramsEdit


FrenchEdit

 
French Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia fr

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from English poker.

NounEdit

poker m ‎(plural pokers)

  1. (card games) poker

External linksEdit


ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from English poker.

NounEdit

poker m ‎(invariable)

  1. poker (card game)

Derived termsEdit


PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

poker m inan

  1. (card games) poker
  2. straight flush
    poker królewskiroyal flush

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit


PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

poker m (uncountable)

  1. Alternative spelling of pôquer

QuotationsEdit

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:pôquer.


Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from English poker.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pǒker/
  • Hyphenation: po‧ker

NounEdit

pòker m ‎(Cyrillic spelling по̀кер)

  1. poker (card game)

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • poker” in Hrvatski jezični portal

SloveneEdit

NounEdit

póker m inan ‎(genitive pókra, nominative plural pókri)

  1. poker (card game)
  2. (poker) four of a kind

See alsoEdit

Poker hands in Slovene · poker karte (layout · text)
         
najvišja karta par dva para tris lestvica, kenta
         
barva full house poker barvna lestvica kraljeva lestvica