pull at

Definition of pull at

  1. 1 :  to hold onto and pull (something) repeatedly When she gets nervous, she pulls at her ear.

  2. 2 :  to breathe in the smoke from (a cigarette, pipe, etc.) He rocked back and forth, pulling at his pipe.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to exert force upon so as to cause or tend to cause motion toward the force

    :  to stretch (cooling candy) repeatedly

    :  to strain abnormally

  1. :  the act or an instance of pulling

    :  a draft of liquid

    :  an inhalation of smoke

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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