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Prod

or prod  (prŏd)
n. Offensive Slang
Used as a disparaging term for a Protestant.

prod

 (prŏd)
tr.v. prod·ded, prod·ding, prods
1. To jab or poke, as with a pointed object.
2. To goad to action; incite.
n.
1. A pointed object used to prod: a cattle prod.
2. An incitement; a stimulus.

[Origin unknown.]

prod′der n.

prod

(prɒd)
vb, prods, prodding or prodded
1. to poke or jab with or as if with a pointed object
2. (tr) to rouse or urge to action
n
3. the act or an instance of prodding
4. a sharp or pointed object
5. a stimulus or reminder
[C16: of uncertain origin]
ˈprodder n

Prod

(prɒd)
n
(Protestantism) derogatory slang another word for Protestant

prod

(prɒd)

v. prod•ded, prod•ding,
n. v.t.
1. to poke or jab with or as if with something pointed.
2. to rouse or incite as if by poking; nag; goad.
n.
3. the act of prodding; a poke or jab.
4. any of various pointed instruments, as an electrified rod, used as a goad: a cattle prod.
[1525–35; orig. uncertain]
prod′der, n.

prod.

1. produce.
2. produced.
3. product.
4. production.

prod


Past participle: prodded
Gerund: prodding

Imperative
prod
prod
Present
I prod
you prod
he/she/it prods
we prod
you prod
they prod
Preterite
I prodded
you prodded
he/she/it prodded
we prodded
you prodded
they prodded
Present Continuous
I am prodding
you are prodding
he/she/it is prodding
we are prodding
you are prodding
they are prodding
Present Perfect
I have prodded
you have prodded
he/she/it has prodded
we have prodded
you have prodded
they have prodded
Past Continuous
I was prodding
you were prodding
he/she/it was prodding
we were prodding
you were prodding
they were prodding
Past Perfect
I had prodded
you had prodded
he/she/it had prodded
we had prodded
you had prodded
they had prodded
Future
I will prod
you will prod
he/she/it will prod
we will prod
you will prod
they will prod
Future Perfect
I will have prodded
you will have prodded
he/she/it will have prodded
we will have prodded
you will have prodded
they will have prodded
Future Continuous
I will be prodding
you will be prodding
he/she/it will be prodding
we will be prodding
you will be prodding
they will be prodding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been prodding
you have been prodding
he/she/it has been prodding
we have been prodding
you have been prodding
they have been prodding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been prodding
you will have been prodding
he/she/it will have been prodding
we will have been prodding
you will have been prodding
they will have been prodding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been prodding
you had been prodding
he/she/it had been prodding
we had been prodding
you had been prodding
they had been prodding
Conditional
I would prod
you would prod
he/she/it would prod
we would prod
you would prod
they would prod
Past Conditional
I would have prodded
you would have prodded
he/she/it would have prodded
we would have prodded
you would have prodded
they would have prodded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.prod - a verbalization that encourages you to attempt somethingprod - a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something; "the ceaseless prodding got on his nerves"
encouragement - the expression of approval and support
2.prod - a pointed instrument that is used to prod into a state of motionprod - a pointed instrument that is used to prod into a state of motion
ankus - an elephant goad with a sharp spike and a hook
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
gad, spur - a sharp prod fixed to a rider's heel and used to urge a horse onward; "cowboys know not to squat with their spurs on"
Verb1.prod - to push against gently; "She nudged my elbow when she saw her friend enter the restaurant"
jog - give a slight push to
elbow - shove one's elbow into another person's ribs
push, force - move with force, "He pushed the table into a corner"
2.prod - urge on; cause to act; "The other children egged the boy on, but he did not want to throw the stone through the window"
goose - prod into action
halloo - urge on with shouts; "halloo the dogs in a hunt"
goad - urge with or as if with a goad
3.prod - poke or thrust abruptly; "he jabbed his finger into her ribs"
thrust - push forcefully; "He thrust his chin forward"

prod

verb
1. poke, push, dig, shove, propel, nudge, jab, prick He prodded Murray with the shotgun.
2. prompt, move, urge, motivate, spur, stimulate, rouse, stir up, incite, egg on, goad, impel, put a bomb under (informal) a tactic to prod the government into spending more on the Health Service
noun
1. poke, push, boost, dig, elbow, shove, nudge, jab He gave the donkey a prod in the backside.
2. prompt, boost, signal, cue, reminder, stimulus She won't do it without a prod from you.
3. goad, stick, spur, poker a cattle prod

prod

verb
1. To thrust against or into:
noun
Something that causes and encourages a given response:
Translations
نَخْسَه، وَخْزَهيَحُثيَنْخَس، يَخِز
píchnoutpobízetrýpanecšťouchnout
priktilskynde
hvetjapotstinga í, pota
baksnotibakstelėjimasbakstelėtibakštinti
bikstītiegrūst vieglu dunkupiebikstītrosinātuzmudināt
nabádať
dürt mekdürtmeteşvik etmek

prod

[prɒd]
A. N
1. (= push) → empujón m; (with elbow) → codazo m; (= jab) → pinchazo m
to give sb a proddar un pinchazo a algn
he needs an occasional prod (fig) → hay que darle un empujón de vez en cuando
2. (also cattle prod) → aguijada f, picana f (LAm)
B. VT (= push) → empujar; (with elbow) → codear, dar un codazo a; (= jab) → pinchar, punzar; (with goad) → agujar
he needs to be prodded all the time (fig) → hay que pincharlo or empujarlo constantemente
to prod sb into doing sthinstar a algn a hacer algo
C. VI he prodded at the fire with a stickatizó el fuego con un palo
she prodded gingerly at the sleeping dogsacudió levemente y con cautela al perro que dormía

prod

[ˈprɒd]
vt
to prod sb with sth → pousser qn du bout de qch
to prod sth with sth → piquer qch avec qch
(= persuade) to prod sb into action → aiguillonner qn
to prod sb into doing sth → pousser qn à faire qch
to prod sb to do sth → pousser qn à faire qch
n
(also cattle prod) → aiguillon m
(= push, jab)
With a prod from a stick, she turned the dead animal over → Avec la pointe d'un bâton, elle retourna l'animal mort.
to give sb a prod → pousser qn

Prod

n (Ir, Scot: pej sl) → Protestant(in) m(f)

prod

n
(lit)Stoß m, → Knuff m (inf), → Puff m (inf); to give somebody a prodjdm einen Stoß etc versetzen; a prod in the ribsein Rippenstoß m
(fig)Ansporn m, → Anstoß m, → Schubs m (inf); to give somebody a prodjdn anstoßen
vt
(lit)stoßen, knuffen (inf), → puffen (inf); he prodded the donkey (on) with his sticker trieb den Esel mit seinem Stock vorwärts; he prodded the hay with his sticker stach mit seinem Stock ins Heu; …, he said, prodding the map with his finger…, sagte er und stieß mit dem Finger auf die Karte
(fig)anspornen, anstacheln (into sth zu etw); to prod somebody into actionjdm einen Stoß geben
vistoßen; he prodded at the picture with his fingerer stieß mit dem Finger auf das Bild; he prodded at the cows with his sticker trieb die Kühe mit seinem Stock an; he doesn’t need any proddingman braucht ihn nicht anzuspornen

prod

[prɒd]
1. n (push, jab) → colpetto; (with elbow) → gomitata
2. vt (jab, with stick, finger) → dare un colpetto a
he prodded the page with his finger → ha puntato il dito sulla pagina
he has to be prodded along (fig) → ha bisogno di essere pungolato
3. vi she prodded at the picture with a fingerha puntato il dito sul quadro

prod

(prod) past tense, past participle ˈprodded verb
1. to push with something pointed; to poke. He prodded her arm with his finger.
2. to urge or encourage. He prodded her into action.
noun
an act of prodding. She gave him a prod.
References in classic literature ?
Lay your beast alongside, Toomai, and let him prod with his tusks.
that they would all simply split their sides with laughter, and that the officer would not simply beat me, that is, without insulting me, but would certainly prod me in the back with his knee, kick me round the billiard- table, and only then perhaps have pity and drop me out of the window.
Hand me up the two first joints of a masheer rod, and I'll prod it.
I felt a prod at the back of my neck, and turned dizzy with the shock.
We rushed forward in terror, and as we drew near we saw the brawny warrior making dig after dig at the prostrate Good, who at each prod jerked all his limbs into the air.
The third prod did it: and he turned over on the other side, and said he would be down in a minute, and that he would have his lace-up boots.
He stepped close to the ape-man, and, seizing a spear from the hands of one of the savages, was the first to prod the helpless victim.
This plaintive look always came into our eyes when we did not understand a thing, or when we felt the prod of some vague and inexpressible desire.
Thus, the first faint spur, in the best sense, of his need for woman ceased to prod.
A trick picture," was his thought, as he dismissed it, though in the midst of the multitudinous impressions he was receiving he found time to feel a prod of indignation that so much beauty should be sacrificed to make a trick.
and I speak out of later knowledge--Heaven forefend me from the most of the average run of male humans who are not good fellows, the ones cold of heart and cold of head who don't smoke, drink, or swear, or do much of anything else that is brase, and resentful, and stinging, because in their feeble fibres there has never been the stir and prod of life to well over its boundaries and be devilish and daring.
Too deep-sunk was he to dream of escape or feel the prod of desire to escape.