verb (used with object), stoked, stok·ing.
verb (used without object), stoked, stok·ing.
Words nearby stoke
Origin of stoke1
Examples from the Web for stoking
The Sunday shows were in full Ebola panic mode today, stoking fears that it could spread further in the United States.
On their own, some Americans added a fourth stage: stoking fears.
She knows full well that some rappers sit in relative safety while stoking the violence.
This from a regime that never shies from accusing other countries of stoking “sectarianism.”
It is about courting and stoking the absolute ugliest, most paranoid, most ass-backwards elements of the GOP coalition.
Stoking down in that pit in that terrific heat must be fearful!By Right of Conquest|Arthur Hornblow
They call it “stoking the meat,” a use of the word stoke that I have never heard elsewhere.Our Southern Highlanders|Horace Kephart
Suddenly he remembered the iron bar used for stoking the fire, and as he shouted for it he prepared to place it in position.With Wolseley to Kumasi|F.S. Brereton
And the foolish youth, at that, straightway fell to stoking the fire.The Prairie Child|Arthur Stringer
But before Lucy did any 'stoking' she went out with a rake and smoothed over the rough earth of the empty wallflower bed.The Making of Mona|Mabel Quiller-Couch