What does poking mean?

Definitions for poking
pok·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. jab, jabbing, poke, poking, thrust, thrusting(noun)

    a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)

    "he warned me with a jab with his finger"; "he made a thrusting motion with his fist"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Poking

    of Poke

  2. Poking(adj)

    drudging; servile

How to pronounce poking?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say poking in sign language?

  1. poking

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of poking in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of poking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of poking in a Sentence

  1. Jeff Coyne:

    You know, someone poking themselves with [ a needle ], or someone reusing them, it sort of encourages the safe practice of disposing of them.

  2. Michael Barton when:

    I was actually alerted when I heard the next-door neighbor, Chris, screaming - she is very frightened of snakes you see, we were a bit weary but something yesterday made me go out with a rod and start poking at everything looking for it. I think it was the birds, the pigeons I think they were making loads of noise and squawking. I knew something was down there. I just got a feeling that it was here.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    An online poll is poking a big joke to the population by asking to make a pick about the worst synthetic statue, the wise is wondering if any of them is even to be considered a good one.

  4. Tyler Gellasch:

    We’re talking about a billionaire with one of the most valuable companies in the history of the world who has seemingly gotten away with poking the SEC before.

  5. Lin Jianjun:

    This is actually poking a hole in the capital account, the interest rate and foreign exchange markets will be forced into changes, and it will pose a challenge to China's financial market as interest rate controls will no longer matter.

Images & Illustrations of poking

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