nudge


nudge

verb

Definition of NUDGE

1
to pass lightly across or touch gently especially in passing <accidentally nudged me as they squeezed past>
Synonyms graze, kiss, nudge, shave, skim
2
to try to persuade (someone) through earnest appeals to follow a course of action <the car salesman nudged me into taking a test-drive, even though I had said that I was just looking>
Synonyms egg (on), encourage, exhort, goad, nudge, press, prod, prompt

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