Associations to the word «Prod»


PROD, verb. To poke, to push, to touch.
PROD, verb. To encourage, to prompt.
PROD, noun. A device (now often electrical) used to goad livestock into moving.
PROD, noun. A prick or stab with such a pointed instrument.
PROD, noun. A poke.
PROD, noun. A light kind of crossbow; a prodd.
PROD, noun. (slang) (sometimes derogatory) A Protestant, (as termed by Roman Catholics), that is in the context of their religious beliefs, or those who have been born in the Protestant tradition, or sometimes those implied to be Protestant by their political ideology of Irish unionism or Ulster loyalism.

Dictionary definition

PROD, noun. A verbalization that encourages you to attempt something; "the ceaseless prodding got on his nerves".
PROD, noun. A pointed instrument that is used to prod into a state of motion.
PROD, verb. To push against gently; "She nudged my elbow when she saw her friend enter the restaurant".
PROD, verb. Urge on; cause to act; "The other children egged the boy on, but he did not want to throw the stone through the window".
PROD, verb. Poke or thrust abruptly; "he jabbed his finger into her ribs".

Wise words

Speak clearly, if you speak at all; carve every word before you let it fall.
Oliver Wendell Holmes