AskDefine | Define pock

Dictionary Definition

pock n : a pustule in an eruptive disease v : mark with a scar; "The skin disease scarred his face permanently" [syn: scar, mark, pit]

User Contributed Dictionary




  1. A pus filled swelling on the surface on the skin caused by an eruptive disease.

Extensive Definition

Pock as a verb Pock(v) means to poke someone hard.
Pronunciation: P aa ca In general terms, "Pocking" can also mean in the action of poking someone really hard.
Example "To get saeed's attention, Jeff went up to Saeed and pocked him on the shoulder."
First established May 1, 2008, during a conversation from the HP Saas NOC in the US to the NOC in Israel. First term came into use around when saeed was about to pock one of the scripting engineers for information about a ticket Jeff was working on.
Pock, or Pöck, is a surname commonly associated with Austrian heritage. The surname is somewhat uncommon in the United States. It may refer to:


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Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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