- [noun] a pointed instrument used to prod into motion
- [noun] a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something; "the ceaseless prodding got on his nerves"
Synonyms: ing, prod, prodding, urging, spur, spurring
- [verb] give heart or courage to
- [verb] urge with or as if with a goad
- [verb] prod or urge as if with a log stick
- [verb] goad or provoke,as by constant criticism; "He needled her with his sarcastic remarks"