poke at

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poke something at someone or something

to jab or thrust something at someone or something. Don't poke that thing at me! The hunter poked his spear at the pig one more time and decided it was dead.
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poke at someone or something

to thrust or jab at someone or something. Stop poking at me! Don't poke at the turtle. It might bite you.
See also: poke