What is Coaxes?

Coaxes definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
verb (used with object)
to attempt to influence by gentle persuasion, flattery, etc.; cajole: He coaxed her to sing, but she refused.
to obtain by coaxing: We coaxed the secret from him.
to manipulate to a desired end by adroit handling or persistent effort: He coaxed the large chair through the door.
Obsolete. to fondle. to fool; deceive.

verb (used without object)
to use gentle persuasion.