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pok·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. jab, jabbing, poke, poking, thrust, thrustingnoun

    a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)

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

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  1. poking

    Poking is the act of jabbing, touching, or prodding someone or something, usually with your fingers, a sharp object, or a similar pointed instrument, often in order to get attention, as a way of teasing, or to test or investigate something.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Poking

    of Poke

  2. Pokingadjective

    drudging; servile

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  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. Sarah Palin:

    We walked away from the draft of that treaty giving a win to Iran, our sworn enemy, iran, who immediately after the deal was struck, started mocking us and poking us and saying yes, of course we're going to violate it. Thanks for freeing up $150 billion, America, too.

  2. Eric Schmitt:

    The FBI has absolutely no business poking around in the private information of those who have obtained a concealed carry permit in Missouri, the Second Amendment rights of Missourians will absolutely not be infringed on my watch. I will use the full power of my Office to stop the FBI, which has become relentlessly politicized and has virtually no credibility, from illegally prying around in the personal information of Missouri gun owners.

  3. Amanda Rodriguez:

    I began to feel uncomfortable being naked in front of them because of the questions and the poking and prodding and search for Mommy's 'inside penis' -- that's what they thought a vagina was, i don't think it makes them terrible people or scars them for life if they stumble into the bathroom while I'm going, but it's easily avoidable awkwardness none of us really needs to experience on a daily basis.

  4. 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.

  5. Tim Mucciante:

    I started poking around and trying to figure out what really happened here.

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