To wind-up and annoy someone by calling them names repeatedly, prodding, poking, tickling, etc. until they end up puching or kicking the one doing the provoking.
Usually done by smaller siblings to piss off older siblings.
Younger sister: ugly ugly ugly fatty fatty fatty *prods brother with stick ten times*
Older brother: Piss off you stupid girl and stop annoying me! *punches lil sister*
Sister: MUM! He punched me!!!!
Mum: well stop provoking him then *slaps daughter*