To jab or poke, as with a pointed object.(verb-transitive)
To goad to action; incite.(verb-transitive)
A pointed object used to prod: a cattle prod. (noun)
An incitement; a stimulus.(noun)
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Use "prod" in a sentence
"Hopefully not by me. * hint hint, prod prod* I should probably get around to subbing those in-game movies too."
"Speaking from experience, there are a lot of distractions at the show and a gentle prod from a collector is a good way to remind me to hold a coin."
"With AFL/CIO in bed with Oregon Industries, Business Alliance, and Chamber of Commerce you know you have been bent over and the cattle prod is coming."