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  Definition of prod
  1. a pointed instrument used to prod into motion
  2. a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something; "the ceaseless prodding got on his nerves"
  3. poke or thrust abruptly; "he jabbed his finger into her ribs"
  4. urge on; cause to act; "They other children egged the boy on, but he did not want to throw the stone through the window"
  5. to push against gently; "She nudged my elbow when she saw her friend enter the restaurant"
Similar Words: goad, goading, prodding, urging, spur, spurring, jab, stab, poke, dig, incite, egg on, nudge, poke at

 

See Also: poke into, intrude into, meddle with, horn in

 

Hyponyms: spur, gad, halloo, goad, jog, elbow

 

Derivational Morphology: goad, prick, jab, stab, poke, dig, nudge, poke at, spur, urge, urge on, press, exhort, incite, egg on, needle, jabbing, poking, thrust, thrusting, incitement, incitation, provocation, instigator, provoker, inciter, instigant, firebrand, goading, prodding, urging, spurring, jog, nudger

 

Anagrams: drop

 

 
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