To fondle, kid, pet, tease.
To wheedle, persuade (a person, organisation, animal etc.) gradually or by use of flattery to do something.
“He coaxed the horse gently into the trailer.”
To carefully manipulate into a particular desired state, situation or position.
“They coaxed the rope through the pipe.”
A simpleton; a dupe.
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A favourite; a paramour; an ingle.
To cajole or coax.
gently and persistently persuade (someone) to do something
“the trainees were coaxed into doing boring work”
“he was coaxing me to walk a bit further”
“‘Come on now,’ I coaxed”
obtain something from (someone) by gentle and persistent persuasion
“we coaxed our fare money out of my father”
“coaxing more speed from the car”
arrange (something) carefully into a particular shape or position
“her lovely hair had been coaxed into ringlets”