What does poking mean?

Definitions for poking
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"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Poking

    of Poke

  2. Pokingadjective

    drudging; servile

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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. Ghislaine Maxwell:

    Jenna, maxwell suggested that Virginia meet [Epstein] to apply for the job. Virginia was skeptical, pointing out that she didn’t have the proper training. But Maxwell assured her that she could learn on the job, noting that it looked as if Virginia was serious about her vocation—based on all the sticky notes she could see poking out of the anatomy book in her hands. She gave Virginia her address and phone number. ‘Why don’t you come by after work?’ Maxwell left, with a cheery, almost motherly goodbye.

  2. 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.

  3. Olivier Toupet:

    The helicopter is an extremely valuable asset for rover planning because it provides high-resolution imagery of the terrain we want to drive through, we can better assess the size of the dunes and where bedrock is poking out. That's great information for us ; it helps identify which areas may be traversable by the rover and whether certain high-value science targets are reachable.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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