Pronunciation: (pō'kē), [key]
—adj., pok•i•er, pok•i•est,
—n., pl. pok•ies.
1. puttering; slow; dull: poky drivers.
2. (of a place) small and cramped: a poky little room.
3. (of dress) dowdy.
Slang.a jail: They put him in the poky for carrying a concealed weapon.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.