likely from Yiddish נודיען nudyen 'to bore, pester', נודניק nudnik 'bore, pest', American English "nudge" is a verb and noun that rhymes with "fudge" and means. May 10, A look at the phenomenon by which Yiddish words become English words The first word is “nudge,” “noodge,” or “nudzh” (one finds all three. Nov 23, From Yiddish nudyen (to pester, bore), from Polish nudzic. The word developed a variant spelling 'nudge' under the influence of the English.
Noodge. to annoy or both with constant requests, complaints, or urgings. Also spelled "nudzh", this is mean to pester with constant complaining, asking, and. –80; Yiddish, stem of nudyen to bore nudge. n "complainer, nagger," s, from Yiddish, from Slavic words meaning "fret. from Yiddish nudyen, to be tedious, bore from Russian nudnyi, tedious: see nudnik. a person who noodges. Webster's or nudge Informal. noun. A person who.
The Yiddish language is a wonderful source of rich expressions, especially terms of endearment (and of course, complaints and insults) So I'm a nudge (nooj). [From Yiddish nudyen, to pester, bore, from Polish nudzić, to pester, bore or nudge2. or noodge. (nʊdʒ) v. nudged or noodged or nudzhed, nudg•ing or. Ive always heard the term nudge, pronounced something like neudge, used to describe And now seeing below that it has Yiddish roots I'll add that to the other . Jan 4, But the true genius of a Yiddish insult is in its specificity— how, exactly, is the Nudge— (Y: nauseate) Not the English sense of “to move.