1. [ verb ] urge with or as if with a goad
Related terms: prod spur
2. [ verb ] give heart or courage to
Synonyms: spur
Related terms: encourage
3. [ noun ] a pointed instrument used to prod into motion
Synonyms: prod
Related terms: device spur nudge
4. [ verb ] prod or urge as if with a log stick
Synonyms: prick
Related terms: stab prod
5. [ verb ] goad or provoke,as by constant criticism
Synonyms: needle nettle

"He needled her with his sarcastic remarks"

Related terms: harass
6. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 3449
7. [ noun ] a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something
Synonyms: spur urging prod prodding spurring goading

"the ceaseless prodding got on his nerves"

Related terms: encouragement prod spur spur nettle
Similar spelling:   god