Definition of Cajoling:
- "Baby Mine", Margaret Mayo.
This plundering then consisted rather of cajoling others out of what they knew not how to value; and this is an advantage which every skilful lover of books must enjoy over those whose apprenticeship has not expired.- "Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 3 (of 3)", Isaac Disraeli.
And then the nearest group or two grudgingly turned toward the rostrum; and to these the adroit speaker addrest himself, coaxing, cajoling, flattering,- making frequent pauses, in every one of which the audience could see another band of citizens drawn under the spell of his eloquence.- "Inquiries and Opinions", Brander Matthews.