Definition of Prodding in English :

Define Prodding in English

Prodding meaning in English

Meaning of Prodding in English

Pronunciation of Prodding in English

Prodding pronunciation in English

Pronounce Prodding in English


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1. goad, goading, prod, prodding, spur, spurring, urging

a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something

Example Sentences:
'the ceaseless prodding got on his nerves'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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the act or an instance of poking or jabbing with or as if with a pointed object
the act or an instance of rousing or urging to action
The children always needed prodding into tidying up their rooms.
No amount of prodding could ever persuade him to help.
She did her chores without prodding.

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tr.v. prod·ded, prod·ding, prods
1. To jab or poke, as with a pointed object.
2. To goad to action; incite.
1. A pointed object used to prod: a cattle prod.
2. An incitement; a stimulus.

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