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Definition of searching adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

searching

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈsɜːtʃɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsɜːrtʃɪŋ//
 
[usually before noun]
 
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(of a look, a question, etc.) trying to find out the truth about something; thorough and serious a searching investigation/analysis/examination He gave her a long searching look. The police asked him some searching questions.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: searching