Translation of "coax" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /kəʊks/ us /koʊks/

to persuade someone gently to do something or go somewhere, by being kind and patient, or by appearing to be

convencer, persuadir
Perhaps you could coax your father into taking you to the station.
He has some information I want, so I’m going to try to coax it out of him over a drink.
A mother was coaxing her reluctant child into the water.
a coaxing voice
coaxing noun [ no plural ] uk /ˈkəʊk.sɪŋ/ us /ˈkoʊk-/

A bit of gentle coaxing is all that’s required and he’ll come, I’m sure.
coaxingly adverb uk /ˈkəʊk.sɪŋ.li/ us /ˈkoʊk-/

(Translation of “coax” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /kəuks/

to persuade by flattery, by patient and gentle treatment etc

He coaxed her into going to the dance by saying she was the best dancer he knew
He coaxed some money out of his mother.

(Translation of “coax” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)