Stoke

All Sources -
Updated Media sources (1) About encyclopedia.com content Print Topic Share Topic
views updated

stoke / stōk/ • v. [tr.] add coal or other solid fuel to (a fire, furnace, or boiler). ∎  encourage or incite (a strong emotion or tendency): his composure had the effect of stoking her anger. ∎  [often as adj.] (stoked) inf. excite or thrill: when they told me I was on the team, I was stoked. ∎  [intr.] inf. consume a large quantity of food or drink to give one energy: Carol was at the coffee machine, stoking up for the day.

views updated

stokeawoke, bespoke, bloke, broke, choke, cloak, Coke, convoke, croak, evoke, folk, invoke, joke, Koch, moke, oak, okey-doke, poke, provoke, revoke, roque, smoke, soak, soke, spoke, stoke, stony-broke (US stone-broke), stroke, toke, toque, woke, yoke, yolk •Holyoake • artichoke • gentlefolk •menfolk • kinsfolk • womenfolk •townsfolk • fisherfolk • holmoak •woodsmoke • cowpoke • slowpoke •backstroke • breaststroke • keystroke •heatstroke • sidestroke • downstroke •sunstroke • upstroke • masterstroke •counterstroke • equivoque

More From encyclopedia.com

You Might Also Like