Definition of pookit in English:

pookit

adjective

Irish English, Scottish, Northern
  • Of a bird or animal: plucked, moulted. In extended use, of a person or thing: meagre, emaciated, shabby.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Susan Ferrier (1782–1854), novelist. From pook + -ed.

Pronunciation

pookit

/ˈpuːkɪt/