Meaning of SEARCHING in English


/ ˈsɜːtʃɪŋ; NAmE ˈsɜːrtʃ-/ adjective

[ usually before noun ] ( of a look, a question, etc. ) trying to find out the truth about sth; thorough and serious :

a searching investigation / analysis / examination

He gave her a long searching look .

The police asked him some searching questions .

►  search·ing·ly adverb

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