goading goading  /ˈɡoʊ dɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. But goading America into messing with him has so far proved to be a formula for success for Chavez, 51, who is widely expected to win re-election in December.
  2. Grundy couldn't hide his contempt, goading the band to increasingly expletive-strewn responses.
  3. Sectarian violence has become a fact of life on many campuses, with Shi'ite political parties and religious groups goading students to attack Sunni teachers.

News

  • Justin Bieber’s Poignant Twitter Reaction To Paparazzo Non-Hit And Run Incident

    Justin Bieber has publicly commented on his Ferrari encounter with a paparazzo, which took place outside a Los Angeles comedy club on Monday night. The 19-year-old was swarmed by waiting photographers as he left the Laugh Factory on Sunset Boulevard. Visibly uncomfortable at the chaotic scenes, flash photography, and the goading of a roving TMZ... Read more » Justin Bieber’s Poignant Twitter ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

Quotes

  1. Crouch said: "He's the future King of England and I've just done a dance in front of him. It's a bit surreal. I don't know how the guys talked me into it to be honest. They were goading me on quite a bit. He seemed quite happy. He spoke to us...
    on Jun 1, 2006 By: Peter Crouch Source: Glasgow Daily Record

  2. "Floyd was moaning about the way he got treated. I read somewhere that he'd said, 'I went to Manchester and the British are meant to be gentlemen'. I'd ask him to run the tape back of what he was doing. He was goading them, dancing in front of them,...
    on Nov 16, 2007 By: Ricky Hatton Source: BoxingScene.com

  3. "He's just goading his team," said Lakers Coach Phil Jackson, who knows a thing or two about psychological terminology. "They're going to compete, without a doubt."
    on Apr 16, 2009 By: Phil Jackson Source: Los Angeles Times

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