Synonym of pokey

Alternative for pokey

'pəʊkɪ

n.

a correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)

adj.

wasting timesmall and remote and insignificant

Noun

A prison where criminals are confined
prison gaol jail dungeon jailhouse penitentiary coop slammer can clink cooler hold joint lockup pound reformatory stockade brig cell keep pen bastille bridewell calaboose guardroom hock hoosegow jug nick slam bullpen quod solitary stir tolbooth inside detention camp house of correction penal institution big house black hole up the river guardhouse lock-up borstal correctional facility boot camp correctional institution glasshouse bird roundhouse chokey boob detention centre tollbooth place of confinement young offender institution place of detention poky approved school skookum house youth custody centre secure unit detention center confinement choky icebox tank penal complex labor camp city hotel big cage house of detention penal colony detention facility big school the river oubliette rack statesville open prison detention home remand home top-security prison police cell young offenders' institution enclosure yard cage camp fort sty protection palisade corral paling fence barrier reform school institution training school fenced area enclosed area chamber vault concentration camp prisoner-of-war camp prison camp POW camp military prison cells gulag Konzentrationslager death camp killing fields gas chamber internment camp forced-labor camp donjon hole bocardo underground prison underground cell torture chamber thieves' hole compartment cubicle stall room bay cube cabin peter cavity container den burrow booth alcove nook drunk tank receptacle jail cell small room antechamber tower prison cell retreat recess crypt cloister crib

Adjective

Moving at a notably slow speed
sluggish slow unhurried tardy dilatory laggard crawling dawdling creeping leisurely languid lagging snaillike dallying dillydallying dragging poking poky snail-paced deliberate lazy measured loitering late unrushed snail-like lingering slow-going unhasty slow-moving easy relaxed sluggardly tortoise-like gentle comfortable delaying slack idle sedate slothful lollygagging behindhand indolent procrastinating undemanding steady lax remiss lackadaisical delayed casual slow-paced moving slowly restful backward laid-back easy-going time-wasting unpunctual gradual effortless languorous putting off tarrying painstaking patient problem moratory neglectful negligent flagging on hands and knees free slackened relaxing slow and steady stupid undeveloped imbecile checked moronic dense underprivileged behind arrested underdeveloped feeble-minded subnormal dull worming skulking writhing slithering shuffling quailing slinking wriggling squirming inching sneaking shambling groveling hobbling grovelling ponderous plodding leaden moderate on all fours barely moving laboured listless leaden-footed lethargic laggy torpid tortoiselike postponing apathetic labored phlegmatic drowsy dreamy imperceptible inert passive supine inactive heavy impassive indifferent sleepy unconcerned uninterested limp enervated spiritless languishing calm stagnant energyless unenthusiastic feeble moony offhand careless leisured pococurante easygoing slow-footed nonchalant weary blah weak dopey comatose uncaring shiftless snoozy nebbish lymphatic faint blahs pining sickly infirm wimpy sleepyhead insouciant inattentive slapdash slap-happy disinterested fainéant faineant laid back otiose workshy regardless do-nothing peaceful at your own pace in your own time chilled unexciting lumbering cumbersome recreational even regular still tired laborious amusing frivolous entertaining loafing fun work-shy good-for-nothing bone idle non-job related non-work related derelict inefficient slipshod procrastinative incompetent disregardful delinquent disorganized neglecting sloppy disorderly asleep at the wheel disorganised slovenly quiescent asleep on the job unprofessional permissive dormant cavalier artless detached unstudied blasé loose cursory flippant superficial complacent light carefree cool disimpassioned breezy simple informal abstracted half-hearted lukewarm happy-go-lucky devil-may-care free and easy passionless bloodless aimless incurious sentimental romantic laissez-faire halfhearted Laodicean daydreaming easy going spring fever

Antonym of pokey

pokey Idiom, Proverb

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