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 for poky
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Poky \Pok"y\, a. [Written also pokey.]
     1. Confined; cramped. [Prov. Eng.]
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Dull; tedious; uninteresting. [Colloq.]
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  poky
      adj 1: wasting time [syn: dilatory, laggard, poky,
             pokey]
      2: small and remote and insignificant; "a jerkwater college";
         "passed a series of poky little one-horse towns" [syn:
         jerkwater, one-horse, pokey, poky]
      n 1: 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) [syn: jail, jailhouse, gaol, clink,
           slammer, poky, pokey]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  230 Moby Thesaurus words for "poky":
     abject, abominable, ambling, arid, arrant, atrocious, banausic,
     barren, base, beat-up, bedraggled, beggarly, blah, blank,
     bloodless, blowzy, careless, cautious, characterless, cheesy,
     chintzy, circumspect, claudicant, cold, colorless, contemptible,
     cramped, crawling, creeping, creeping like snail, crummy, dead,
     debased, degraded, deliberate, depraved, despicable, dilapidated,
     dim, dinky, dirty, disgusting, dismal, drabbletailed, draggled,
     draggletailed, draggy, drearisome, dreary, dry, dryasdust, dull,
     dusty, easy, effete, elephantine, empty, etiolated, execrable,
     exiguous, fade, faltering, flagging, flagrant, flat, foot-dragging,
     foul, frowzy, frumpish, frumpy, fulsome, gentle, gradual, grave,
     gross, grubby, half-pint, halting, heavy, heinous, ho-hum, hobbled,
     hobbling, hollow, humdrum, idle, in rags, inane, indolent,
     inexcitable, informal, insipid, jejune, jerkwater, knee-high,
     languid, languorous, lazy, leaden, leisurely, lifeless, limited,
     limping, little, loose, low, low-down, low-spirited, lumbering,
     lumpen, mangy, mean, measly, messy, miserable, moderate, monotone,
     monotonous, monstrous, mussy, nefarious, negligent, niggling,
     obnoxious, odious, one-horse, pale, pallid, paltry, pedestrian,
     petite, pettifogging, petty, picayune, picayunish, piddling,
     piffling, pindling, pint-sized, plodding, pointless, poking,
     ponderous, poor, punk, puny, ragged, raggedy, rank, relaxed,
     reluctant, reptilian, ruinous, sauntering, scabby, scraggly,
     scrubby, scruffy, scummy, scurvy, seedy, shabby, shoddy, short,
     shuffling, slack, slatternly, slight, slipshod, sloppy, slothful,
     slovenly, slow, slow as death, slow as molasses, slow as slow,
     slow-crawling, slow-foot, slow-going, slow-legged, slow-moving,
     slow-paced, slow-poky, slow-running, slow-sailing, slow-stepped,
     sluggish, sluttish, small, small-beer, small-time, smallish,
     snail-paced, snaillike, solemn, sordid, spiritless, squalid,
     staggering, sterile, stiff, stodgy, strolling, stuffy, superficial,
     tacky, tasteless, tattered, tedious, tentative, tinhorn, toddling,
     tortoiselike, tottering, trudging, turtlelike, two-bit,
     two-by-four, unhurried, unkempt, unlively, unmentionable, unneat,
     unsightly, untidy, vapid, vile, waddling, wooden, wretched
  
  

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