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transitive verb

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


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variant of nudge:3

Word History


Transitive verb

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

First Known Use

Transitive Verb

1967, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of noodge was in 1967

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“Noodge.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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