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Definition of "evoking" []

  • Present participle of evoke. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "evoking" in a sentence
  • "An affiliated Germanic word passed into French, which reshaped it into the noun hutte, from which English has a word evoking folktales and their forbidding forest settings replete with magical transformations: hut."
  • "When I was a boy in the 1950s, psychiatric hospitals were familiarly called “loony bins,” a phrase evoking images of padded cells and straitjackets."
  • "The exhibition's largest canvases hail from a series called "Today All Circuits Are Closed," a title evoking clogged phone lines or jammed airwaves but depicting something more literal."