pull at

phrasal verb

pulled at; pulling at; pulls at
: to hold onto and pull (something) repeatedly
When she gets nervous, she pulls at her ear.
: to breathe in the smoke from (a cigarette, pipe, etc.)
He rocked back and forth, pulling at his pipe.

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“Pull at.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pull%20at. Accessed 10 Jun. 2023.

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