Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: verb

To persuade; wheedle; win; soothe.

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Usage examples "coax":

  1. You could coax Laurie Armitage to help us and then, too, you’ d be leading lady. - "Marjorie Dean, High School Junior", Pauline Lester.
  2. Maybe 'twill coax ye to come again. - "Rossmoyne", Unknown.
  3. He was not like Blue, whom she could bully and tease and coax. - "The Ranch at the Wolverine", B. M. Bower.