Adjective "Harking" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Harking


    Definition:

    1. to listen attentively; hearken. verb (used with object)

    2. Archaic. to listen to; hear. noun

    3. a hunter's shout to hounds, as to encourage them in following the scent. Verb phrases

    4. hark back, (of hounds) to return along the course in order to regain a lost scent. to return to a previous subject or point; revert: He kept harking back to his early days in vaudeville.

    Origin:
    hark

    Examples:

    "backs can be harking."