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English definition of “prod”

prod

noun     /prɒd/ US  /prɑːd/
[C] an act of pushing something or someone with your finger or with a pointed object: He gave her a prod in the ribs.Pushing and shoving [S] encouragement to do something: She hasn't ordered that book for me yet - I must give her a prod.Encouraging and urging onInspiration and inspiring
(Definition of prod noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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