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Definition of Nudge

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push slightly (especially with the elbow); prod to action by gentle pestering; move forward slowly, approach
slight push (especially with the elbow); act of gentle persuasion
Nudge Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(v. t.)
To touch gently, as with the elbow, in order to call attention or convey intimation.
  
(n.)
A gentle push, or jog, as with the elbow.
  
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nudge
\nudge\ (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. nudge&?; (?); p. pr. & vb. n. nudging.] [cf. prov. g. knütschen to squeeze, pinch, e. knock.] to touch gently, as with the elbow, in order to call attention or convey intimation.
nudge
\nudge\ (?), n. a gentle push, or jog, as with the elbow.
nudge
n : a slight push or shake [syn: jog]
v

1. to push against gently [syn: poke at, prod]


2. push into action by pestering or annoying gently

Concise English-Irish Dictionary v. 1.1
broid
Australian Slang
indulgence ('I've been giving the drink a nudge')
to drink alcohol to excess
expression suggesting an innuendo, especially in relation to sexual activities (from a Monty Python sketch)
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. a slight push or shake
(synonym) jog
(hypernym) push, pushing
(derivation) poke at, prod

Verb
1. to push against gently; "She nudged my elbow when she saw her friend enter the restaurant"
(synonym) poke at, prod
(hypernym) push, force
(hyponym) jog
(derivation) jog
2. push into action by pestering or annoying gently
(hypernym) push, bear on
(derivation) nudger
Nudge Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Nudge or Nudging may refer to:
Arts
  • Nudge, a character from the Maximum Ride series by James Patterson
  • "Nudge Nudge", a sketch from the third Monty Python's Flying Circus
  • Gerald "Nudge" Noritis, a character from the Australian sitcom Hey Dad..!

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