Goad vs Goadlike - What's the difference?

goad | goadlike |


As a noun goad

is a long, pointed stick used to prod animals.

As a verb goad

is to prod with a goad.

As an adjective goadlike is

resembling a goad or some aspect of one.

goad

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A long, pointed stick used to prod animals.
  • * Macaulay
  • The daily goad urging him to the daily toil.

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To prod with a goad.
  • To encourage or stimulate.
  • To incite or provoke.
  • goading a boy to fight

    See also

    * goat

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    goadlike

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Resembling a goad or some aspect of one.