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Synonyms for poking

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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"

    Synonyms:
    jabbing, punch, stab, dig, drive, clout, garget, thrust, sack, driving force, carrier bag, knife thrust, slug, dawdler, lick, poke, paper bag, lagger, biff, pigeon berry, thrusting, jab, drone, trailer, laggard, scoke, push

How to pronounce poking?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
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How to say poking in sign language?

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How to use 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. 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.

  3. Will Ferrell:

    If they're spoofing you, poking fun at you or mentioning you it's because you're part of American pop culture, and that's a good thing, I think.

  4. 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.

  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.


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