Example sentences for: pawing

How can you use “pawing” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • My sister and I have been going through my father's estate lately with his lawyer, and we're pawing through old, dusty files to find bank account numbers and rules for annuities, so maybe it's a good time to think about what my father, Herbert Stein, left to us.

  • The only ones exempt from this cruel pawing are the Jewish kids, who aren't there anyway, and the physically disabled, who are being quietly slaughtered, one by one, by Peter Singer's special-duty teaching assistants.

  • The cover story lambastes journalists for pawing through Julia Robert's personal life, but reveals her shoe size, bra size, and romantic history anyway.

  • It's legal and it saves me pawing around on my night table for paper and a pen.

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