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Definition of "needling" []

  • A needy person. (noun)
  • Present participle of needle. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "needling" in a sentence
  • "He also delighted in needling O'Malley, apparently trying to disrupt the latter's eerily disciplined attachment to talking points stressing innovation, investment, education, and similar uplifting and visionary objectives."
  • "A FRIEND WITH WHOM I HAVE A DAILY CORRESPONDENCE takes great pleasure in needling me on my, shall we say, adamantine position that we need to start fighting the First Terrorist War to win it and not as if we are engaged in a game of patty-cake."
  • "And as Mortimer points out, more often than not, the people who do the needling are the ones who are lacking in elite university credentials themselves."