verb (used with object), prod·ded, prod·ding.
Origin of prod
Related formsprod·der, nounun·prod·ded, adjective
Examples from the Web for prodded
Ironically, when prodded, Banks gives me the same line that lover did—just listen to the song.
The medical team literally poked and prodded the girls while they were in trances, seeing if physical pain could wake them.Did the Virgin Mary Warn Rwanda’s Holiest Town of the Genocide?|Nina Strochlic|April 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Prodded, Benjamin admits that she keeps photos of Holmes in her wallet and on her bedroom wall.I Love James Holmes: An Admirer Opens Up About Her Crush|Christine Pelisek|January 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And prodded by McGettigan, the witness recounted the gifts of clothes and sports equipment Sandusky gave her young son.Jerry Sandusky Trial, Day Five: Sandusky’s Defense Flails|Diane Dimond|June 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST
When prodded, Polanski proves a rather unreliable critic of his own films.In New Roman Polanski Documentary, An Odd Evasion of Rape Controversy|Richard Porton|May 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It was a very good job, and Johann prodded his son to devote his energies to the evolving of new designs.Samuel the Seeker|Upton Sinclair
His short stub nose had prodded into countless hostile places where it most emphatically was not wanted.The Passing of Ku Sui|Anthony Gilmore
I saw the young man was talkative, so I prodded for more information.A Man of Samples|Wm. H. Maher
The quotation is somewhat hackneyed, perhaps; but it ran through Reginald Haggard's mind, as he prodded his stick into the gravel.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
When I had taken refuge in a haystack, they prodded the haystack with their swords!