Definition of nudnik
: a person who is a bore or nuisance
Examples of nudnik
<dreads family gatherings, as that nudnik of a brother-in-law is always sure to be there>
<nobody wants to hang around with that nudnik—all he wants to do is talk shop>
Variants of nudnik
Origin of nudnik
Yiddish nudnik, from nudyen to bore, from Polish nudzić, from nuda boredom
First Known Use: 1947
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