[ kuh-joh-luh-ree ]


  1. coaxing or flattery intended to persuade someone to do something

Examples of cajolery in a sentence:

  • No amount of cajolery could convince Doris to hand us the keys to her car, so we took it for a ride without permission.
  • The investigator juggled between cajolery and intimidation in his attempt to get the criminal to talk.