Usage examples for poking

  1. Like most no 'count people, he used to make a regular nuisance of hisself, poking his nose into ev'ybody's business and never 'tending to his own. – Mother West Wind 'Why' Stories by Thornton W. Burgess
  2. It was not about the pigs then, nor nothing of the kind, but jist that I heard as how, but- and Denis began scratching his head- yer honer 'll be after twisting what I'll be tellin' yer, and poking your fun at me. – The Macdermots of Ballycloran by Anthony Trollope
  3. When we presently got under way and went poking down the broad Ohio, I became a new being, and the subject of my own admiration. – Life On The Mississippi, Part 1. by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)