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Meaning of NUDGE

Pronunciation:  nuj

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a slight push or shake
  2. [v]  push into action by pestering or annoying gently
  3. [v]  to push against gently
 

NUDGE is a 5 letter word that starts with N.

 

 Synonyms: jog, poke at, prod
 
 See Also: bear on, elbow, force, jog, push, push, push, pushing

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Nudge\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Nudge?}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Nudging}.] [Cf. Prov. G. kn["u]tschen to squeeze, pinch, E.
    Knock.]
    To touch gently, as with the elbow, in order to call
    attention or convey intimation.
    
    
  2. \Nudge\, n.
    A gentle push, or jog, as with the elbow.
    
    
 
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