Meaning of poker

pok•er

Pronunciation: (pō'kur), [key]
— n.
  1. a person or thing that pokes.
  2. a metal rod for poking or stirring a fire.

pok•er

Pronunciation: (pō'kur), [key]
— n.
  1. a card game played by two or more persons, in which the players bet on the value of their hands, the winner taking the pool.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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