What does provoking mean?

Definitions for provoking
prəˈvoʊ kɪŋpro·vok·ing

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. agitative, agitating, provoking(adj)

    causing or tending to cause anger or resentment

    "a provoking delay at the airport"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Provoking

    of Provoke

  2. Provoking(adj)

    having the power or quality of exciting resentment; tending to awaken passion or vexation; as, provoking words or treatment

How to pronounce provoking?

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

How to say provoking in sign language?

  1. provoking

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of provoking in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of provoking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of provoking in a Sentence

  1. Erica Hargreave:

    Provoking Thought & Inspiring the Imagination

  2. Francois Hollande:

    ISIS is provoking us in the worst possible way.

  3. James Macharia:

    An African woman should be decent, They are provoking us. And I think we should put in place laws to curb that.

  4. Pat Aussem:

    It can be frightening for some parents [ and ] anxiety-provoking for parents to realize that their kids are vaping.

  5. Lithuanian Defence Minister Juozas Olekas:

    We have no other possibilities. If we did nothing, we would be provoking Russia for aggression, like it was in... Ukraine.

Images & Illustrations of provoking

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