Usage examples for prodding

  1. One or two soldiers climbed over and dropped into the garden, prowling around, prodding the bushes with their bayonets, even coming to press their dirty faces and hands against our window. – The Maids of Paradise by Robert W. (Robert William) Chambers
  2. Responsive to Miss Hollister's energetic prodding the flames in the fireplace leaped into the great throat of the chimney with a roar. – The Siege of the Seven Suitors by Meredith Nicholson