Pokey vs Okey - What's the difference?

pokey | okey |


As an adjective pokey

is of small volume, cramped.

As a noun pokey

is prison.

As an interjection okey is

(dated).

pokey

English

Alternative forms

* poky

Adjective

(head)
  • of small volume, cramped
  • * 1913 ,
  • He loved the little pokey kitchen, where men’s boots tramped, and the dog slept with one eye open for fear of being trodden on; where the lamp hung over the table at night, and everything was so silent.
  • (slang) slow
  • (slang, of a car) fast
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • prison.
  • Synonyms

    * in the poke

    okey

    English

    Interjection

    (en interjection)
  • (dated)
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