What does nudge mean?

Definitions for nudge
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nudge, jog(verb)

    a slight push or shake

  2. nudge, poke at, prod(verb)

    to push against gently

    "She nudged my elbow when she saw her friend enter the restaurant"

  3. nudge(verb)

    push into action by pestering or annoying gently

Wiktionary

  1. nudge(Noun)

    A gentle push.

    Etymology: Circa 17th century, Scandinavian.

  2. nudge(Noun)

    A feature of instant messaging software used to get the attention of another user, as by shaking the conversation window or playing a sound.

    Etymology: Circa 17th century, Scandinavian.

  3. nudge(Verb)

    To push against gently, especially in order to gain attention or give a signal

    Etymology: Circa 17th century, Scandinavian.

  4. nudge(Verb)

    To near or come close to something

    Etymology: Circa 17th century, Scandinavian.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nudge(verb)

    to touch gently, as with the elbow, in order to call attention or convey intimation

    Etymology: [Cf. Prov. G. kntschen to squeeze, pinch, E. Knock.]

  2. Nudge(noun)

    a gentle push, or jog, as with the elbow

    Etymology: [Cf. Prov. G. kntschen to squeeze, pinch, E. Knock.]

Freebase

  1. Nudge

    Nudge, also known as buzz, is a feature of instant messaging software used to get the attention of another user, for example, by shaking the conversation window or playing a sound. The feature was first introduced in MSN Messenger 7.0, in 2005. XMPP extension protocol XEP-0224 calls this feature Attention.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Nudge

    nuj, n. a gentle push.—v.t. to push gently. [Cf. Knock, Knuckle; Dan. knuge.]

CrunchBase

  1. Nudge

    Nudge used to be the top London based social media agency creating engaging applications for brands on Facebook.In 2010 it was acquired by Syncapse, a global social media technology provider headquartered in Canada. Together with Syncapse’s existing team in London, we now build social campaigns, manage global fan pages and measure social data to achieve stellar value for our clients.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nudge in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nudge in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of nudge in a Sentence

  1. Behrouz Hariri:

    Often a very small movement or a very gentle push will stop the snoring. The problem is that it is very likely that after a few minutes they will start snoring again and nobody has the patience to continuously overnight just nudge or push their partner very gently to stop their snoring.

  2. Anindya Ghose:

    This time window often creates this scarcity factor, there's a nudge and pressure on customers to act within that period.

  3. Augusto Maxwell:

    The older rules were nudge-nudge, wink-wink. These rules are very clear.

  4. Caroline Simmons:

    In an environment where the Fed, particularly, is already at its inflation target and people are closely watching the pace of the monetary tightening, something like this which could possibly nudge inflation a little bit higher is going to be quite interesting for the market, that's why you're seeing the yields go up a little bit on the bonds.

  5. Steve Wiggins:

    The policy implications are clear, governments should start using taxes and subsidies to nudge people towards a healthier diet.

Images & Illustrations of nudge

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