Synonym of poky

Alternative for poky

pokier, pokiest

Synonym: clink, dilatory, gaol, jail, jailhouse, jerkwater, laggard, one-horse, pokey, slammer,


(of a room or building) Uncomfortably small and cramped
cramped small tiny confined narrow boxy incommodious little restricted tight bijou cell-like compact uncomfortable strait shabby with no room to swing a cat constricted inadequate minimal sparse limited crowded packed squeezed jammed circumscribed pent matchbox shrunken choked wedged very small jam-packed overcrowded congested awkward overfull two-by-four irregular hemmed in minute closed in tucked up jammed in confining meagre pinched enclosed exiguous incapacious hog-tied held iced sick chilled restrained narrowed grounded indisposed invalided curbed meager bedridden cramp immured bound kept bedfast detained hampered compassed sealed up flattened out shut in in jail locked up bottled up on ice cooped up in chains laid up delimited defined finite constrained bounded determinate definite checked measured controlled fixed particular straitened contained spare scanty scant slim slender close specific paltry compressed thin short precise trapped kept in check suffocating stifling restricting airless unrelated non-native stymied thwarted oppressive localized not enough room to swing a cat claustrophobic localised local hamstrung non-local qualified demarcated terminable definable predefined conditioned belted ringed flanked rimmed fringed encircled girdled contiguous enveloped boundaried encompassed surrounded walled fenced bordered limitary hedged edged dense reserved predictable set subject to limitations predetermined exact not infinite insufficient skimpy sectional topical solid stingy modest deficient thick concentrated poor negligible miserable miserly puny beggarly skimp pitiful light measly scarce sparing hand-to-mouth crammed close-packed serried condensed cropped impenetrable crushed diminutive pathetic bare tenuous slight piddling petty substantial consolidated secure impermeable closely packed close-grained tightly packed tapered skinny tapering hairline needlelike ultrathin fine contracted near narrowing taper threadlike thin on the ground narrow-gauged paper-thin slim-jim


Moving at a notably slow speed
slow unhurried sluggish tardy dilatory languid crawling laggard dawdling leisurely creeping lagging dallying snaillike dillydallying dragging poking plodding leaden snail-paced pokey deliberate measured lazy unrushed late lingering loitering snail-like slow-moving unhasty slow-going easy relaxed gentle comfortable delayed casual slack sedate undemanding steady sluggardly tortoise-like lax lackadaisical delaying idle slothful lollygagging behindhand indolent procrastinating remiss slow-paced moving slowly restful laid-back easy-going effortless languorous on hands and knees free slackened relaxing gradual backward slow and steady painstaking patient time-wasting unpunctual putting off tarrying stupid undeveloped imbecile checked moronic dense underprivileged behind arrested underdeveloped feeble-minded subnormal dull problem moratory neglectful negligent flagging worming skulking writhing slithering shuffling quailing slinking wriggling squirming inching sneaking shambling groveling hobbling grovelling on all fours barely moving ponderous moderate 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


Boring, monotonous, time-consuming, wearisome
tedious boring monotonous mindless mundane tiresome uninteresting wearisome dreary dull humdrum pedestrian banal colourless drab insipid laborious lackluster lacklustre leaden monochrome plodding ponderous prosaic slow soporific tired tiring trite unexciting uninspired uninspiring unvaried unvarying vapid wearying bland characterless colorless flat heavy overlong draggy drudging fatiguing jading jejune lifeless mechanical monochromatic numbing old prolix prosy routine stale stodgy stuffy arid bromidic common commonplace dragging dreich dry dullsville dusty enervating exhausting hackneyed interminable mortal pabulum samey snooze uneventful weariful weary depressing dismal endless nothing nowhere repetitious stupid tame unenjoyable unentertaining mind-numbing run-of-the-mill lacking variety deadly dull ho-hum as dry as dust dull as dishwater ho hum long-drawn-out big yawn unimaginative spiritless blah unremarkable ordinary sterile repetitive wishy-washy dead workaday vanilla everyday vacuous weak feeble unoriginal unstimulating plain anaemic derivative barren turgid bloodless dry as dust limp anemic deadly platitudinous soul-destroying nondescript usual quotidian zero wooden hacky lame torpid mediocre banausic dim conventional laboured labored inane unchanging featureless zestless stiff pallid unanimated watery milk-and-water innocuous lustreless predictable inoffensive pointless stock stereotyped unexceptional apathetic soulless irksome clichéd sluggish antiseptic vacant long-winded treadmill dull as ditchwater neutral well-worn corny plain vanilla heavy-going common or garden toneless static matter-of-fact stilted day-to-day uniform unmemorable nothing to write home about empty normal unrelieved quiet overused monotone passionless expressionless middle-of-the-road threadbare hack tasteless listless muted overworked ornery namby-pamby moth-eaten flavourless lusterless lacking variation uncreative flavorless difficult drivelling driveling serious no great shakes truistic gray grey not up to much timeworn cliché-ridden undistinguished square worn out old hat played out pedantic run of the mill non-stimulating customary trying typical regular sleepy familiar unproductive droning unobjectionable forced undistinctive average hollow plebeian safe white-bread desolate garden-variety unadventurous yawnsome sapless stagnant downcast unpalatable heavy going lowly fuddy-duddy trivial one-horse hoary so-so lacking excitement lacking interest ineffective unromantic stereotypical shopworn cliche obligatory musty hackney cobwebby time-worn worn-out dead-and-alive a dime a dozen flat tire miserable long usual thing prosing menial slow-moving slow but sure steady longwinded annoying irritating bummer drag cloying drear bomb clumsy unnatural awkward artificial stolid solemn boresome vexatious unspirited disheartening unsatisfying demoralizing unfulfilling unlively unpassioned indistinct nitty-gritty terrestrial wordy not fun uninterested tepid lethargic deadening formal puerile frustrating drawling crude meagre simplistic meager staid unexceptionable workday slack verbose cardboard depressed unmodulated undemonstrative bleak dowdy inert over-serious raw dispiriting wintry wintery sorrowful damp oppressive windy weighty unartistic uninventive unfeeling mat unexpressive matte unexcited dulled backward least Milquetoast unfateful indecisive noneventful unnoteworthy inconclusive sombre somber half-pie bog-standard OK straightforward poor half-hearted inadequate cautious down-to-earth factual unprogressive inactive uninflected automatic garden variety cold backwoods comatose demoralising derived circumspect unseasoned whitebread blind without variety unimpassioned harmless soft mild nebbish beige fatuous tenuous slight subdued mainstream inexpressive emotionless lacking vitality passive prudent reiterated samely monotonic all the same recurrent sing-song unchanged anodyne halfhearted diluted not so hot hard to digest robotic brainless waterish nerdy wimpy unappealing cut-and-dry standard businesslike cut-and-dried standard-issue chary cliché useless two-dimensional behind the times overdone boiled down without punch attentive literal-minded no-nonsense lead balloon futile bathetic set imitative incomprehensible inarticulate incoherent flat as pancake slothful spent timid cornball puts one to sleep vain profitless out of date diddly practical actual practicable simple prose yawn clean formulaic passable low-grade outdated gingerly considerate careful heedful wary calculating dime-store level-headed unsentimental hard-headed old-fashioned dense unreadable outmoded archaic unrewarding facile noplace dumb hokey cornfed tripe obsolete conservative defunct undemanding extinct antiquated devoid of feeling devoid of emotion antediluvian fruitless worthless badly written superannuated unenterprising passé matter-of- fact aimless valueless unprofitable purposeless leery antwacky out of the ark cut and dried ineffectual otiose unavailing unsuccessful bootless inefficacious abortive literal unfruitful unfilled unprolific clear hicksville deadsville dragsville pale faded washed out unlustrous dingy dark pastel ashen toned down lowered faint ashy washed-out restrained subfusc subtle low-key illustrous black understated softened dull-coloured thin matt muffled stifled suppressed dark-colored low hushed indifferent toned-down inaudible pathetic achromatic dark-coloured unobtrusive shaded deadened light unconvincing wan uncolored watered-down mellow mute achromic lackadaisical washy silenced enervated indiscernible gentle unmoved unpolished mumbled unclear imperceptible low-pitched dirty greyish puny unenthusiastic desiccated strangled unburnished bleached flimsy vigourless shallow paltry etiolated grayish distasteful unappetizing savorless unsavory languid gloomy smothered unimpressed implausible whispered obscure irresolute deadpan inept mousy muddy meek lacking in vitality languorous unintelligible sober heavy-handed unsavoury unhearable without color nonglossy second-rate inferior impotent powerless earthbound shadeless tingeless disinterested delicate darkish filthy unimpressive unsatisfactory discoloured discolored watered down in the doldrums unvarnished unembellished unpoetic unemotional unadorned reluctant perfunctory vigorless energyless unostentatious unpretentious lurid ghastly cadaverous sickly white waxen doughy blanched livid soft-hued sooty dun grimy phoned in sludgy reserved unenergetic lukewarm unresponsive weakly unwilling impassive cool blasé murky sullied tarnished opaque lacking energy greyscale grayscale not shiny discreet murmuring insufficient hueless inconspicuous vague diminished muttering faltering light-toned graceless inelegant sour uncoloured insubstantial unnoticeable repressed unflashy cream ungainly hoarse hazy fuzzy black and white tintless not in color black-and-white low-keyed gauche scarcely audible out of earshot bated ill-defined greige sand superficial unbelievable distant reedy unstressed unaccented taupe oatmeal ungraceful rough-hewn rigid uncomfortable rustic rustical uneasy spoiled droopy ecru improbable untenable questionable buff fawn gawky maladroit submissive melancholic dejected spineless languishing melancholy dispirited despondent mopy weak-kneed inconceivable sketchy unpersuasive incredible blue down cowardly disconsolate gutless dopey inanimate unconcerned broken downhearted sad drippy bumbling unhandy inflexible obstinate unyielding unbending turned off stone-coloured indefinite stone mushroom light-colored putty down in the mouth down in the dumps cast down light-coloured stinking malodorous noisome foetid spoilt stenchy fetid dried parched reeking smelly thudding


Showing poor taste and quality
tacky crude gaudy tasteless tawdry vulgar cheap garish kitsch nasty showy tatty beat-up bombed-out Brummagem common dilapidated dog-eared down-at-heel down-at-the-heels dumpy flash grungy loud mangy mean miserable moth-eaten neglected ratty run-down scrubby scruffy second-rate seedy shabby sleazy tatterdemalion threadbare timeworn trashy tumbledown flashy naff broken-down dingy faded frumpy low messy ostentatious outmoded out-of-date shoddy sloppy slovenly stodgy unbecoming unkempt unsuitable untidy waxy cheap and nasty in bad taste inferior poor tattered rundown bedraggled grotty crummy mediocre decrepit ragged worn wretched squalid rubbishy low-grade ramshackle gimcrack meretricious run down grubby gone to seed raggedy worn-out lousy down at heel cheapjack glaring bad scuzzy brash paltry junky cheesy worthless worse for wear execrable sorry rickety glitzy substandard chintzy low-rent battered flamboyant tinny rotten pitiful trumpery duff third-rate ropy rubbish schlocky poor-quality decaying brummagem old brassy slummy frayed terrible coarse bum insalubrious base worn out decayed tinsel el cheapo rough frowzy two-bit jerry-built pretentious dismal disheveled flimsy derelict sordid dirty ruined sad dishevelled lurid crumbling kitschy tired flaunting glittering uncared-for flaring bush-league inadequate schlock swanky dreadful filthy cut-rate bargain-basement falling to pieces dodgy deteriorated dowdy ruinous slipshod jazzy deteriorating tinselly low quality downmarket below par yucky raffish shacky below standard bodger disreputable obtrusive blatant brazen awful atrocious abysmal splashy appalling unsatisfactory unpleasant swank razzle-dazzle ornate lowbrow deficient gone to rack and ruin beat up frightful shambly pants cruddy dire twopenny-halfpenny over-bright torn useless ragtag well worn rumpty dime-a-dozen low-quality rinky-dink crass scraggy low-class in disrepair gross poor quality raunchy bright down-at-the-heel in ruins bling-bling a load of pants harsh insubstantial screaming bilious noisy weather-beaten cheapo abject cheap-jack extravagant makeshift insufficient lamentable deplorable skanky sickly valueless unacceptable scungy scroungy tinhorn diabolical unmaintained lame holey desolate subpar punk degenerated direful egregious damaged low cost tenth-rate used unfashionable poverty-stricken frazzled in tatters in poor taste brilliant not up to much plastic uncultured badly dressed tumble-down seen better days badly maintained the worse for wear in a bad way having seen better days poorly maintained snazzy corny violent bold seamy unprepossessing nauseating distasteful unattractive average inelegant florid imperfect overdone defective pitiable ritzy unrefined faulty skeezy dud slimy catchpenny junk limp lemon cheapie colorful daggy rugged slobbish depressed pinchbeck low-down disfigured bare meager disintegrating meagre over the top ripped colourful slobby half-pie ungroomed sloven frowsy raggedy-ass warby entry-level low-end impaired injured shaggy blowsy no great shakes slatternly down and dirty untended below average dime-store shaky off-color artificial wild not much cop all the worse for wear bottom-rung unsound blowzy tousled a dime a dozen not up to snuff in shreds falling apart used-up tangled contemptible schlumpy second-class poorly made out at elbows ill-maintained in rags two a penny badly worn full of holes under par draggle-tailed uncombed falling apart at the seams on its last legs thin unsophisticated cheap-looking sporty offensive down scale badly built shopworn overwrought thrown together over-elaborate trifling underprivileged deprived down-market garbagy sucky indifferent dishonest crooked smirched inglorious withering conspicuous expensive OTT ropey poxy chronic throwaway outworn slumlike twopenny fakey ancient old-fashioned rent pizazzy fancy glittery pizzazzy fancy-pants nifty ordinary distressed bombastic outrageous tottering middling menial bling elaborate scabby bad quality of a sort well-read well-thumbed sparkling downscale peaked shattered broken split patched wrecked uncared rank mucky indigent sick impoverished sticky gunky gungy uncomfortable disagreeable common as muck slum-like in bad repair out of condition in bad condition dumbed down destroyed marred crumbly hateful horrible creaky antiquated in holes wack wanting off bush sour suboptimal dissatisfactory wrong ill creaking superannuated noddy desultory unpressed unfinished down at the heel worn to shreds shredded poorly pathetic unimproved beat straggly mussy ruffled unstylish styleless ticky-tack ticky-tacky from hunger fallen-in uncared for beaten up fallen in scraggly mussed tumbled snarled torn to pieces weak sauce sub-par quavering shaking in a state of disrepair haggard effete anile crippled fragile messed up mussed up matted rumpled windblown unneat manky commonplace droopy overgrown wilted wilting drooping ailing sagging flagging end-of-the-pier bogus empty garbage no-good despicable good-for-nothing abandoned barren piss-poor grody pigpen Mickey Mouse used up second-best ill-groomed Daliesque clinquant affected twee camp mod posturing gimmicky strictly for the birds rude second class uncouth cure pot improper low in quality rough-hewn roughneck incult insensible indiscreet unpolished tactless lowbred uncultivated unseemly ill-bred illiberal indecorous indelicate graceless impolite stupid hideous foolish unsightly outlandish barbarous unclassy low-down-and-dirty trivial unlovely barbaric gay splendiferous pizzazz frou-frou chichi pzazz gussied up putting on the ritz scurvy scummy sneaking abominable laughable woeful hack not up to scratch weak poorer horrendous subnormal vile crumby stinking beastly God-awful déclassé the pits hopeless horrid repulsive flawed unexceptional pedestrian leaving much to be desired not up to par disappointing loathsome sickening repellent disastrous objectionable revolting odious jerrybuilt grim wicked icky rancid ghastly gruesome repellant shocking scandalous displeasing unwelcome stinky loathly foul disgustful hellish slapdash knocked together distressing disgusting repugnant detestable obnoxious unappetizing nauseous unpalatable noxious very bad malodorous noisome unsavoury unspeakable incompetent uninviting smelly acrid putrid fetid polluted mephitic pongy whiffy ugly smudged stained besmirched yukky befouled smutty unfair blackened miasmal sullied abhorrent evil bemired dusty unclean uncleanly niffy unsportsmanlike black fulsome draggled bitter grimy funky obscene uncongenial unpleasing unsavory muddy begrimed illegal soiled grievous less-than-stellar festy yucko olid no good foetid poison ungodly unholy slight second rate sick-making off-putting on the nose unfortunate breakable light regrettable heartbreaking frail mournful insignificant unstable tottery wobbly superficial careless feeble of little value pits disgraceful of no value calamitous evil-smelling foul-smelling unimpressive downer bummer of poor quality of low quality godawful of no financial value damnable for the birds cheeseball amateurish negligent vicious delicate unsaleable well below par merciful amiss unsubstantial desperate of negligible value shlocky godforsaken shlock unhappy meritless rebarbative hellacious insufferable tinpot reject piddling unworthy harmful melancholy craptacular unsatisfying negligible without value worse lacking moving compassionate afflicted stirring beggarly joyless commiserative tearful arousing suffering rueful piteous sorrowful heartrending touching comfortless affecting cheerless minimal poopy would fetch nothing not up to standard of no worth of little worth nickel-and-dime blameworthy overwhelming unbearable dishonourable intolerable dishonorable horrifying dolorous afflictive opprobrious minor-league minor league small potatoes not satisfying not good enough of little financial value theatrical ill-constructed specious sham ruthful blah dicty superfly diddly not good erroneous ten a penny dislikable bad news fallacious not the best scurrilous reprehensible indefensible irremediable

Antonym of poky

poky Idiom, Proverb

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