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Definition of "pawing" [pawing]

  • Present participle of paw. (verb)

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Use "pawing" in a sentence
  • "He was like a big bear raiding a bee-hive and, regardless of the stings, he obstinately persisted in pawing for the honey."
  • "He no longer pushed his magic to the limits of its power; he no longer sought knowledge with the same voracity and hunger as a stag pawing through the snows of winter in search of sustenance."
  • "Secure as he is of the contemporary public verdict, Sir Charles does not attempt to repress his love of "pawing" all his female acquaintances."