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Meaning of POKING

Pronunciation:  p'owking

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow); "he warned me with a jab with his finger"; "he made a thrusting motion with his fist"

POKING is a 6 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: jab, jabbing, poke, thrust, thrusting
 See Also: gesture



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Pok"ing\, a.
Drudging; servile. [Colloq.]

      Bred to some poking profession.          --Gray.

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