\ ˈnu̇j \

Definition of noodge

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: pester, nag whose socially ambitious daughter noodges him to seek admission to the exclusive Bushwood Country Club— Glenn Collins


Definition of noodge (Entry 2 of 2)

variant of nudge:3

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First Known Use of noodge

Transitive verb

1967, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for noodge

Transitive verb

Yiddish nudyen to bore, from Polish nudzić; akin to Polish nuda boredom, Old Slavic nouditi to press hard, constrain, nužda need

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“Noodge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/noodge. Accessed 23 Feb. 2020.

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