- 1to make someone do something by talking to them and being very nice to them synonym coax
- 2 cajole somebody (into something/into doing something) He cajoled me into agreeing to do the work. cajole something out of somebody I managed to cajole his address out of them. (+ speech) “Please say yes,” she cajoled. Her voice was soft and cajoling.
NAmE//kəˈdʒoʊl//[transitive, intransitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they cajole
he / she / it cajoles
past simple cajoled
-ing form cajoling