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nudge

 
 
pronunciation:
nuhj
parts of speech:
verb, noun
part of speech: verb
inflections: nudges, nudging, nudged
definition: to push gently or touch with the elbow to attract attention.
Kim nudged me to make me stop talking.
synonyms:
elbow
similar words:
jab, jog, poke, prod, push
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a slight or gentle push.
He gave her a nudge so she would walk faster.
similar words:
dig, jab, jog, poke, push
derivation: nudger (n.)