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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a slight push or shake;
[syn: nudge, jog]


VERB (2)

1. to push against gently;
- Example: "She nudged my elbow when she saw her friend enter the restaurant"
[syn: nudge, poke at, prod]

2. push into action by pestering or annoying gently;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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 v.0.48:

Nudge \Nudge\, n. A gentle push, or jog, as with the elbow. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

nudge n 1: a slight push or shake [syn: nudge, jog] v 1: to push against gently; "She nudged my elbow when she saw her friend enter the restaurant" [syn: nudge, poke at, prod] 2: push into action by pestering or annoying gently
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

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