Meaning of POKER in English

POKER

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

strip poker

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

game

I won him in a poker game , taught him to sing.

At least, point us to that supermodel poker game .

Above all, what is clear is that this has become a poker game only for those with the steadiest of nerves.

Laurent got in a poker game one night at Goodlett's house and got into Goodlett for about $ 5,000.

Intervention is not like a poker game where you can fold early; having gambled, you have to stick it out.

Through the years, Jose prospers until he is shot after winning a lucrative poker game .

The events of 1971 assume the proportions of a small-town poker game in comparison to the speculation of February and March 1973.

In any market, as in any poker game , there is a fool.

player

The poker player puts together a winning hand.

It was not quite so predictable that he would become one of the most addicted poker players in town.

Like two poker players , each raises its level of hormonal bidding, until one of them feels outbid, and folds.

He did not have to tell his wife he was a grafter, just a lucky poker player .

■ VERB

play

The game is played to normal poker rules: five cards are dealt and each player bets loadsa cash.

Patrons can play certain kinds of poker and other games.

Best of all, her father was six blocks away, playing poker at Harry Reilly's.

Going in the opposite direction, she passed through the lounge and saw the diehards, all men, still playing poker .

That could prove difficult for Chelsea, a fun-loving girl who likes ballet dancing, volley ball and playing poker .

He drew a chair up to the bed and played one of the poker hands.

My godfather took me to dinner here and we played poker afterwards with a few of the members.

A few blocks west, the owner of a card room watches two customers quietly play low-ball poker .

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Albert, normally poker faced, wore a look of pure dismay.

Consider analogies with another human game, poker .

Jen and I went to the back, where they were playing quarter slots and video poker .

She picked up a brass poker and stirred up the fire which already burnt brightly in the grate.

That could prove difficult for Chelsea, a fun-loving girl who likes ballet dancing, volley ball and playing poker .

The children squealed with delight when Karen tallied up the poker chips and announced that Jennifer and Bryan had the highest scores.

Through the years, Jose prospers until he is shot after winning a lucrative poker game.

With his poker and torch he sought out the noise.

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