verb (used with or without object)
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Origin of beckon
OTHER WORDS FROM beckonbeck·on·er, nounbeck·on·ing·ly, adverbun·beck·oned, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for beckon
I found it beckoning, almost like a mirage, in the form of the Vino Volo wine bar.
Before she had time to think of a retort, Linda saw Tania beckoning her.Inside Tania Head’s Terrible 9/11 Lie: ‘The Woman Who Wasn’t There’|Robin Gaby Fisher, Angelo J. Guglielmo, Jr.|April 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He was the P.T. Barnum of the cyber-circus, perpetually barking and beckoning his customers into the freak show.
Fame used to be an exceptional circumstance in American life, now it is more like a permanent beckoning condition.
If God put a "will" on Adam's back, and the will followed the beckoning finger of Eve, whose fault was that?God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
Not until it was repeated more loudly, and imperatively, did he turn to see Fortunio beckoning him.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
When the man had finished, Clip said something in a sharp tone and started down the slope, beckoning Matt to follow.Motor Matt's "Century" Run|Stanley R. Matthews
Isabel's theory of life—for women of her make—had not altered a whit, but the beckoning finger had lost its vigor.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
Just before reaching the river we heard shouts behind us, and saw a man beckoning and running after us.