What does coax mean?

Definitions for coaxkoʊˈæks, ˈkoʊ æks

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word coax.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. coaxial cable, coax, coax cable(verb)

    a transmission line for high-frequency signals

  2. wheedle, cajole, palaver, blarney, coax, sweet-talk, inveigle(verb)

    influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering

    "He palavered her into going along"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Coax(verb)

    to persuade by gentle, insinuating courtesy, flattering, or fondling; to wheedle; to soothe

  2. Coax(noun)

    a simpleton; a dupe

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Coax

    kōks, v.t. to persuade by fondling or flattery: to humour or soothe: to pet.—ns. Coax, Coax′er, one who coaxes.—adv. Coax′ingly. [M. E. cokes, a simpleton; of obscure origin.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of coax in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of coax in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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Translations for coax

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • تملقArabic
  • склонявам, уговарямBulgarian
  • überreden, schmeicheln, KoaxierenGerman
  • πείθω, καταφέρνω, καλοπιάνωGreek
  • engatusarSpanish
  • ujuttaa, maanitella, suostutella, sovitella, vikitellä, taivutellaFinnish
  • amadouer, cajolerFrench
  • convincere, coccolare, costringere, incanalare, adulare, persuadereItalian
  • 強請る, 丸め込む, 誑すJapanese
  • lokkeNorwegian
  • overhalenDutch
  • lirkeNorwegian
  • увещевать, уговаривать, уговоритьRussian
  • lirkaSwedish
  • เกลี้ยกล่อมThai
  • tavlamak, ikna etmek, tatlı sözle kandırmakTurkish
  • умовлятиUkrainian

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