A pointed instrument for pricking or puncturing, as a goad, an awl, a skewer, etc.
A prick or stab which a pointed instrument.
To thrust some pointed instrument into; to prick with something sharp; as, to prod a soldier with a bayonet; to prod oxen; hence, to goad, to incite, to worry; as, to prod a student.
a pointed instrument used to prod into motion
a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something; "the ceaseless prodding got on his nerves"
to push against gently; "She nudged my elbow when she saw her friend enter the restaurant"
a push, usually to get someone to do something, a