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Meaning of COAX

Pronunciation:  kowks

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a transmission line for high-frequency signals
  2. [v]  influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering; "He palavered her into going along"

COAX is a 4 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: blarney, cajole, coax cable, coaxial cable, inveigle, palaver, sweet-talk, wheedle
 See Also: browbeat, bully, cable, ethernet cable, line, persuade, soft-soap, swagger, sway, transmission line



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Coax\ (?; 110), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Coaxed}; p. pr. & vb.
    n. {Coaxing}.] [Cf. OE. cokes fool, a person easily imposed
    upon, W. coeg empty, foolish; F. coquin knave, rogue.]
    To persuade by gentle, insinuating courtesy, flattering, or
    fondling; to wheedle; to soothe.
    Syn: To wheedle; cajole; flatter; persuade; entice.
  2. \Coax\, n.
    A simpleton; a dupe. [Obs.] --Beau. & Fl.
Computing Dictionary

coaxial cable

Thesaurus Terms
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