Origin of beckon
OTHER WORDS FROM beckonbeck·on·er, nounbeck·on·ing·ly, adverbun·beck·oned, adjective
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How to use beckon in a sentence
At the bar, a trio of sharply dressed Chinese twentysomethings beckon for one more round of rosé.
The firemen confer with the organizers and then beckon them toward the front of the bus.
When anarchy seems to beckon, Libya pulls back from the brink.
Corked glass bottles of spices, infused oils and vinegars beckon from antique cupboards like jewels.
But the longest red-letter day has its ending, and time and tide beckon one with the brutality of an impatient jailer.The Real Latin Quarter|F. Berkeley Smith
You have only to mount your horse, beckon to your negro, and follow the path you will find at the back of the house.A Little Union Scout|Joel Chandler Harris
Like a football player picking a hole in the line, I had seen the bedroom door open and a friendly hand beckon.My Wonderful Visit|Charlie Chaplin
They saw the professor dance wildly around and beckon to them.Frank Merriwell's Bravery|Burt L. Standish
He parted the hanging blankets and went in, emerging after a little while to beckon me.The Reckoning|Robert W. Chambers