To push or jab at, as with a finger or an arm; prod. 2. To make (a hole or pathway, for example) by or as if by prodding, elbowing, or jabbing: I poked my way to. You can understand poke at facebook as to say “hey, you! wutsup”, but some people have wrong understanding that poke at facebook is symbol of disturbing. finger or a Meaning, pronunciation, example sentences, and more from Oxford Dictionaries. 'I poked my head around the door to see what was going on'.