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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"

    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

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How to use poking in a sentence?

  1. Mike Murphy:

    If somebody takes a poke at Jeb Bush we’re capable of poking back.

  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. Seth Dillon:

    We don’t concede for a moment that we are speaking hate speech here, we’re punching back, not down, and we’re poking holes in the popular narrative.

  4. Thomas Robertson:

    Left are just mad because we actually attacked the government who is the problem … The right IN ONE DAY took the f(asterisk)(asterisk)(asterisk)(asterisk) U.S. Capitol. Keep poking us.

  5. Mizuho Bank:

    They're half-hearted moves in Asia ... nothing that smacks of conviction really, there are some questions about what exactly triggered this turnaround (on Wall Street). It wasn't as if the sun came poking out and it's all blue skies.


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