What does poking mean?

Definitions for poking
pok·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word poking.

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?

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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. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Kevin Hart:

    We're poking fun at these racial stereotypes in such a clever way that people are going to have to go, 'It is stupid to prejudge and to assume based on appearance, color, standards, whatever it may be,'.

  4. Paul Carroll:

    It's been all about pressure and brinksmanship and military tools and tactics and chess something, and now to literally, directly taunt the leader of North Korea is like poking the hornet's nest yet again, if you do this kind of ratcheting (up) of rhetorical tensions but also sending military hardware into the region, if you do that absent of any kind of offramp or door or window for the North Koreans to consider walking through and reengaging in any sort of discussions, bad things are going to happen.

  5. 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.

Images & Illustrations of poking

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