word type: noun

  1. An unskilled player, often one who plays extremely loosely, yet passively.
  2. A fish.

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Popular Uses

Donkeys always draw. -Unknown

I can't believe that donkey called my pre-flop raise with Ace-rag. Of course, he flopped a flush. -Unknown


Just as the word "donkey" can be used to reference a stupid person in everyday life, it also has this basic meaning in poker. Of course, in poker, the term is not nearly as endearing as it is away from the felt.

You Should Also Know...

Just because someone makes a play you don't like or calls your bluff without a strong hand, it doesn't mean that the person is a donkey. In fact, if you find yourself constantly criticizing other players, you may be the one who is the donkey.

Related Terms

Fish, Donk, Calling Station, Donkament