Pronunciation of Nudge
/nˈʌd͡ʒ/, /nˈʌdʒ/, /n_ˈʌ_dʒ/
Synonyms for nudge:
Other synonyms and related words:
Sense 2 (noun)
bump, elbow (verb)
flag, signal, gesticulate, brand, note, point, motion, notify, designate, betoken, gesture, nod, prompt, label, wave, beckon, alert, ticket, point out, symbolize, shrug, stamp, cue, guide, denote, wink, indicate, tag, mark.
foment, stimulate, impel, magnetize, inspire, catapult, instigate, hasten, encourage, launch, entice, heave, ram, fire, jostle, energize, induce, hurl, drive, motivate, throw, ferment, fling, propel, provoke, urge, move, trigger, force, lob, hurtle, goad, shoot.
Usage examples for nudge:
- " No, I didn't see her; I wish I had," and Harvie gave Mary a nudge. - "A House Party with the Tucker Twins", Nell Speed.
- But all at once the girl at her side gave her a violent nudge, which did not interrupt for a second her own flying fingers. - "The Portion of Labor", Mary E. Wilkins Freeman.
- It made Lilac feel quite cross, and she gave him a sharp little nudge with her elbow to make him attend to what she had to say. - "White Lilac; or the Queen of the May", Amy Walton.