Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary


Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of POKING

Pronunciation:  p'owking

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[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
 
 Definition: 
\Pok"ing\, a.
Drudging; servile. [Colloq.]

      Bred to some poking profession.          --Gray.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: ambling, cautious, circumspect, claudicant, crawling, creeping, creeping like snail, deliberate, delving, digging, easy, faltering, fishing, flagging, foot-dragging, gentle, gradual, halting, hobbled, hobbling, idle, in search of, indolent, languid, languorous, lazy, leisurely, limping, loaded for bear, looking for, lumbering, moderate, nosy, out for, out for bear, poky, probing, prying, relaxed, reluctant, sauntering, searching, shuffling, slack, slothful, slow, slow as death, slow as molasses, slow as slow, slow-crawling, slow-foot, slow-going, slow-legged, slow-moving, slow-paced, slow-poky, slow-running, slow-sailing, slow-stepped, sluggish, snaillike, snail-paced, staggering, strolling, tentative, toddling, tortoiselike, tottering, trudging, turtlelike, unhurried, waddling
 

 

 

 

COPYRIGHT © 2000-2013 HYPERDICTIONARY.COM HOME | ABOUT HYPERDICTIONARY