Associations to the word «Nudge»


NUDGE, noun. A gentle push.
NUDGE, noun. (Internet) A feature of instant messaging software used to get the attention of another user, as by shaking the conversation window or playing a sound.
NUDGE, noun. (fruit machines) The rotation by one step of a reel of the player's choice.
NUDGE, verb. (transitive) To push against gently, especially in order to gain attention or give a signal.
NUDGE, verb. (transitive) To near or come close to something.
NUDGE NUDGE WINK WINK, interjection. (idiomatic) A phrase added at the end of the sentence to hint that the speaker is referring to something else, euphemistically.
NUDGE OUT, verb. To expel, knock out.

Dictionary definition

NUDGE, noun. A slight push or shake.
NUDGE, verb. To push against gently; "She nudged my elbow when she saw her friend enter the restaurant".
NUDGE, verb. Push into action by pestering or annoying gently.

Wise words

Men govern nothing with more difficulty than their tongues, and can moderate their desires more than their words.
Baruch Spinoza