verb (used with object)
Origin of goad
Related formsgoad·like, adjectiveun·goad·ed, adjective
Examples from the Web for goaded
It was a text message from a friend—which I had goaded him into sending from across the table purely to delight and amaze.The Smartwatch Revolution, or How the Pebble Changed My Life|Brian Ries|March 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He wisely refused to be goaded into an unnecessary Middle East war.Carter in Oscarland: The Rehabilitation of the 39th President|Douglas Brinkley|February 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Bill Clinton sanctioned Pakistan for testing the bomb after India goaded it into doing so.
Jessi flirted with Barrett, whom she goaded into humiliating Montgomery at work and online.
What matters is that the world must not be goaded into falling into the trap he is setting for us.
When she opened them again they were among trees and fields, while the goaded machine hurled itself forward in tugging leaps.The Salamander|Owen Johnson
What will not jealousy, goaded on by officious and injudicious friendship, do?
La Peyrade, goaded by anxiety, had the bad taste to look through the keyhole himself at what was happening.The Lesser Bourgeoisie|Honore de Balzac
"Go ahead an' tell her," snorted Alf, goaded beyond endurance.Anderson Crow, Detective|George Barr McCutcheon
And the smile was as a banderilla to her niece's goaded spirit.New Faces|Myra Kelly