Definitions

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  • adjective Of something that investigates or explores deeply.
  • noun The action of investigating or exploring.
  • verb Present participle of probe.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective diligent and thorough in inquiry or investigation

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Examples

  • For these are the laughable stereotypes he has tried to avoid his entire life, whether they come from the guy in the Giants jersey at the sports bar doing a limp wrist and a lisp or in a clever cartoon in which the word "probing" becomes overused code for gay sex.

    Adrian Margaret Brune: Ambiguously Hurtful Humor

  • For these are the laughable stereotypes he has tried to avoid his entire life, whether they come from the guy in the Giants jersey at the sports bar doing a limp wrist and a lisp or in a clever cartoon in which the word "probing" becomes overused code for gay sex.

    Adrian Margaret Brune: Ambiguously Hurtful Humor

  • For these are the laughable stereotypes he has tried to avoid his entire life, whether they come from the guy in the Giants jersey at the sports bar doing a limp wrist and a lisp or in a clever cartoon in which the word "probing" becomes overused code for gay sex.

    Adrian Margaret Brune: Ambiguously Hurtful Humor

  • For these are the laughable stereotypes he has tried to avoid his entire life, whether they come from the guy in the Giants jersey at the sports bar doing a limp wrist and a lisp or in a clever cartoon in which the word "probing" becomes overused code for gay sex.

    Adrian Margaret Brune: Ambiguously Hurtful Humor

  • For these are the laughable stereotypes he has tried to avoid his entire life, whether they come from the guy in the Giants jersey at the sports bar doing a limp wrist and a lisp or in a clever cartoon in which the word "probing" becomes overused code for gay sex.

    Adrian Margaret Brune: Ambiguously Hurtful Humor

  • For these are the laughable stereotypes he has tried to avoid his entire life, whether they come from the guy in the Giants jersey at the sports bar doing a limp wrist and a lisp or in a clever cartoon in which the word "probing" becomes overused code for gay sex.

    Adrian Margaret Brune: Ambiguously Hurtful Humor

  • Aaron is still watching me, his expression probing.

    A Hidden Affair

  • Aaron is still watching me, his expression probing.

    A Hidden Affair

  • Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Zapatero urged Venezuelan authorities Wednesday to respond to Spain's call for help in probing allegations that Basque terrorists are trained in the South American Country.

    Spain Presses Venezuela on Suspected ETA Training

  • Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Zapatero urged Venezuelan authorities Wednesday to respond to Spain's call for help in probing allegations that Basque terrorists are trained in the South American Country.

    Spain Presses Venezuela on Suspected ETA Training

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