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nud·nikalso nud·nick (no͝od′nĭk)
An obtuse, boring, or bothersome person; a pest.
[Yiddish, nudne, boring (from nudyen, to bore; see nudge2) + -nik, -nik.]
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informal US an annoying or boring person
[C20: from Yiddish nudyen to bore + -nik]
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Slang. a bore; pest.
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|Noun||1.||nudnik - (Yiddish) someone who is a boring pest|
Yiddish - a dialect of High German including some Hebrew and other words; spoken in Europe as a vernacular by many Jews; written in the Hebrew script
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