5 letter words starting with POA

The following list contains 1 five letter word in English

5 letter words starting with POA in English

5 letter words starting with POAC

Common 5 letter words starting with POA with meaning

Parts of Speech:


  1. To cook an egg without its shell in boiling water
  2. To hunt or catch game or fish illegally
  3. To take or appropriate something unfairly or illegally
  4. To encroach or infringe upon someone elses territory or area of expertise
  • US: /poʊtʃ/
  • UK: /pəʊtʃ/
Origin and Usage:

The word "poach" comes from the Middle French word "pocher," meaning "to enclose in a bag." The cooking sense of the word originated in the 15th century, while the hunting sense dates back to the 17th century. The term is commonly used in the context of cooking, hunting, and illegal activities, and has also been used metaphorically to describe encroaching on someone elses territory.

  • Cook
  • Simmer
  • Steep
  • Illegally hunt
  • Trap
  • Snare
  • Appropriate
  • Embezzle
  • Seize
Related Words:
  • Coach
  • Roach
  • Beach
  • Teach
  • Leach
Example Sentences:
  1. She decided to poach the eggs for breakfast.
  2. The authorities caught several individuals poaching deer in the national park.
  3. The company was accused of poaching its competitors clients.
  4. The new employee was poaching on the territory of his more experienced colleagues.