provoking

adjective
pro·​vok·​ing | \ prə-ˈvō-kiŋ How to pronounce provoking (audio) \

Definition of provoking

: causing mild anger : annoying

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Other Words from provoking

provokingly adverb

Examples of provoking in a Sentence

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, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of provoking was in 1642

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