He was the P.T. Barnum of the cyber-circus, perpetually barking and beckoning his customers into the freak show.
I found it beckoning, almost like a mirage, in the form of the Vino Volo wine bar.
Before she had time to think of a retort, Linda saw Tania beckoning her.
Looking out, she spied him below, a silencing finger against his lips, while he waved a beckoning arm toward the road.
And the figure passed on, the beckoning hand dropping at its side.
The usual signal has been made: the lighted purple pane of a painted window sends forth its beckoning gleam.
The apparition answered only by beckoning with a forefinger.
At half-past eight o'clock she saw Jane beckoning to her at the door; and very glad she was at the sight.
beckoning to them when he left the room, they followed into the one adjoining.
beckoning to her aunt to follow in the fly Paula walked down the street.
Old English gebecnian (West Saxon beacnian) "to make a mute sign," derivative of beacen "a sign, beacon," from Proto-Germanic *bauknjan (cf. Old Saxon boknian, Old High German bouhnen), from PIE root *bha- "to shine" (see beacon). Related: Beckoned; beckoning. The noun is attested from 1718, from the verb.