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tr.v. nudged, nudg·ing, nudg·es
1. To push against gently, especially in order to gain attention or give a signal.
2. To come close to; near: "The temperature was nudging 105 degrees in the shade" (Scouting).
A gentle push.
[Probably of Scandinavian origin.]
nudge 2(no͝oj) Informal
n. & v.
Variant of noodge.
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