: to touch or push gently
: to seek the attention of by a push of the elbow
- … nudged the cue ball with the tip of the cue.
- —Paul Theroux
- … nudged Ron in the ribs and pointed at Malfoy …
- —J. K. Rowling
: to prod lightly : urge into action
- … have been nudged into starting their own ventures …
- —Janet Bamford
- its circulation is nudging the four million mark
- —Bennett Cerf
: to give a nudge
- She nudged and jostled through the crowd.