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coaxingly

coax
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [kohks]
    • /koʊks/
    • /ˈkəʊk.sɪŋ.li/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kohks]
    • /koʊks/

Definitions of coaxingly word

  • verb with object coaxingly to attempt to influence by gentle persuasion, flattery, etc.; cajole: He coaxed her to sing, but she refused. 1
  • verb with object coaxingly to obtain by coaxing: We coaxed the secret from him. 1
  • verb with object coaxingly to manipulate to a desired end by adroit handling or persistent effort: He coaxed the large chair through the door. 1
  • verb with object coaxingly Obsolete. to fondle. to fool; deceive. 1
  • verb without object coaxingly to use gentle persuasion. 1
  • noun coaxingly In a coaxing manner. 1

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Origin of coaxingly

First appearance:

before 1580
One of the 35% oldest English words
1580-90; v. use of cokes fool (now obsolete), perhaps variant of coxcomb

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Parts of speech for Coaxingly

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

coaxingly popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 81% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

coaxingly usage trend in Literature

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