provoking

adjective pro·vok·ing \ prə-ˈvō-kiŋ \

Definition of provoking

: causing mild anger : annoying

provokingly

adverb

Examples of provoking in a Sentence

  1. the host's provoking opinions are the reason why people tune in to his radio talk show in the first place

First Known Use of provoking

1642

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