Nudged
Nudge Nudge (n[u^]j), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Nudged} (n[u^]jd); 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. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • nudge — [nʌdʒ] v [Date: 1600 1700; Origin: Perhaps from a Scandinavian language] 1.) [T] to push someone gently, usually with your elbow, in order to get their attention ▪ Jill nudged him in the ribs. 2.) [T always + adverb/preposition] to move something …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • nudge — verb 1 (T) to push someone gently, usually with your elbow, in order to get their attention: “Look!” Benjamin nudged his mother. “There s my teacher, Miss Watts.” 2 (transitive always + adv/prep) to move something or someone a short distance by… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • nudge — 1. verb 1) he nudged Ben Syn: poke, elbow, dig, prod, jog, jab 2) the canoe nudged a bank Syn: touch, bump (against), push (against), run into 3) we nu …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • poke# — poke vb Poke, prod, nudge, jog are comparable when they mean, as verbs, to thrust something into so as to stir up, urge on, or attract attention and, as nouns, the act or an instance of such thrusting. Poke implies primarily the use of a body… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • nudge — 1. verb 1) he nudged Ben Syn: prod, elbow, dig, poke, jab 2) the canoe nudged the bank Syn: touch, bump (against), push (against), run into 3) we nudg …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

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