[pol-uh-mist, puh-lem-ist, poh-] /ˈpɒl ə mɪst, pəˈlɛm ɪst, poʊ-/
a person who is engaged or versed in polemics.
1859, American English formation parallel to polemist (1825), from Greek polemistes “a warrior,” from polemizein “to wage war, to make war.”
[pohk] /poʊk/ noun 1. a projecting brim at the front of a bonnet, framing the face. 2. Also called poke bonnet. a bonnet or hat with such a brim. /pəʊk/ verb 1. (transitive) to jab or prod, as with the elbow, the finger, a stick, etc 2. (transitive) to make (a hole, opening, etc) by […]
[pohk-ber-ee, -buh-ree] /ˈpoʊkˌbɛr i, -bə ri/ noun, plural pokeberries. 1. the of the pokeweed. 2. the plant. /ˈpəʊkbərɪ/ noun (pl) -berries 1. Also called inkberry. the berry of the pokeweed 2. another name for the pokeweed
[pohk] /poʊk/ verb (used with object), poked, poking. 1. to prod or push, especially with something narrow or pointed, as a finger, elbow, stick, etc.: to poke someone in the ribs. 2. to make (a hole, one’s way, etc.) by or as by prodding or pushing. 3. to thrust or push: She poked her head […]
[poh-kahl] /poʊˈkɑl/ noun 1. a large German standing cup of silver, glass, or other material.