how to pronounce poach

poʊtʃ

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An example use of poach in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… since the eggs just won't poach right if …”

meanings of poach

verb:

  1. To entice (an employee or customer) to switch from a competing company to one's own.
  2. To force, drive, or plunge into anything.
  3. To be cooked in simmering liquid.
  4. To cook something in simmering liquid.
  5. To make soft or muddy.
  6. To take anything illegally or unfairly.
  7. To become soft or muddy.
  8. To take game or fish illegally.
  9. To stab; to pierce; to spear, as fish.
  10. To begin and not complete.

noun:

  1. The act of cooking in simmering liquid.
  2. The act of taking something unfairly, as in tennis doubles where one player returns a shot that their partner was better placed to return.

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