Etymology
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asking (adj.)

c. 1200 (replacing Old English ascunge), present-participle adjective from ask (v.). Asking price is attested from 1755. To be asking for it (it = "trouble, injury," etc.) is from 1909.

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Definitions of asking

asking (n.)
the verbal act of requesting;
Synonyms: request
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