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PRODDING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does prodding mean? 

PRODDING (noun)
  The noun PRODDING has 1 sense:

1. a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something

  Familiarity information: PRODDING used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PRODDING (noun)


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Meaning:

A verbalization that encourages you to attempt something

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

goading; prod; prodding; spur; spurring; urging; goad

Context example:

the ceaseless prodding got on his nerves

Hypernyms ("prodding" is a kind of...):

encouragement (the expression of approval and support)


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