Definition of 'poker'
Example sentences containing 'poker'
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Pals said he was a martial arts expert who liked online poker. The Sun (2016)He has the original poker face. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Where people and families are cards in a poker game, those are not my values. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There are better times to be playing international poker than when the pound keeps hitting fresh 31-year lows. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You would not wish to play poker against him. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The warning cast a shadow over internet poker offerings planned for the following months. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Put on your poker face and do not be provoked. The Sun (2016)He would be a good poker player. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The company also offers online poker and casino games. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The growth of global online poker is slowing and the industry is more competitive. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He has the best hand in the poker game. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Playing online is the best way to learn how to play poker well. Times, Sunday Times (2006)In business a "poker face "can be very useful. Everything You Need to Know for Success in Business (1990)Do poker players have an obligation to entertain? Times, Sunday Times (2006)Tender battles resemble a complex game of poker. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)One idea is to launch an online poker site. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But he played a terrific hand of poker. Times, Sunday Times (2009)My son says that playing poker is more about being with friends than about winning. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Has the internet poker bubble burst? Times, Sunday Times (2008)She has a fantastic poker face. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Such tactics are for a different table - the poker table. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I knew he liked playing poker on the internet but thought he lost a couple of quid a week. The Sun (2006)My aunt used to heat a long steel poker in the fire until it was red-hot and put it right down the hollow stem to ripen them. Lost Voices of the Edwardians: 19011910 in the words of the Men & Women Who Were There (2006)
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Translations for 'poker'
British English: poker /ˈpəʊkə/ NOUN
Poker is a card game that people usually play in order to win money.
We play in a weekly poker game.
- American English: poker
- Arabic: لُعبَة البُوكَر
- Brazilian Portuguese: pôquer fogo
- Chinese: 扑克牌
- Croatian: poker
- Czech: poker
- Danish: poker
- Dutch: poker
- European Spanish: póquer
- Finnish: hiilihanko
- French: poker
- German: Schürhaken
- Greek: πόκερ
- Italian: attizzatoio
- Japanese: 火かき棒
- Korean: 부지깽이
- Norwegian: ildrake
- Polish: pogrzebacz
- European Portuguese: atiçador fogo
- Romanian: poker
- Russian: покер
- Spanish: póquer
- Swedish: poker
- Thai: ไพ่โป๊กเกอร์
- Turkish: poker
- Ukrainian: покер
- Vietnamese: bài poke
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