2 definitions by Rhejinald

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Used to give an estimate with a small uncertainty in either direction, usually associated with time or distances.
It'll take me 3 weeks, give or take a day or two.
The liquor store is a kilometer away, give or take a couple of hundred metres.
by Rhejinald October 23, 2009

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Literally, to poke someone. Typically this is done over an IM client.

Part of the old school emote family (yeah, before lolcats).
Like anything enclosed in asterisks, *poke* is performing the action of poking the person you send it to.

Largely replaced, in modern context, with "/e", "/me" or "/em" (emote) preceding the action.
Dude: Hey!
Bro: Hey Dude, what's up?
<Long period of silence>
Bro: *Poke* Oi! Wake up!
Dude: ouch! Sorry was doing other stuff!
by Rhejinald April 09, 2010

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