Synonyms for coaxer

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It was a ball this time, purposely wide of the plate—a coaxer.

WORD ORIGIN

1580s, originally in slang phrase to make a coax of, from earlier noun coax, cox, cokes "a fool, ninny, simpleton" (1560s); modern spelling is 1706. Origin obscure, perhaps related to cock (n.1). Related: Coaxed; coaxing.

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