Antonyms for nudged

Grammar : Verb
Spell : nuhj
Phonetic Transcription : nʌdʒ

Definition of nudged

Origin :
  • "a slight push," 1836, from nudge (v.).
  • verb bump, elbow
Example sentences :
  • The captain of dragoons, who was sitting beside him, nudged him with his elbow.
  • Extract from : « A Hero of Our Time » by M. Y. Lermontov
  • Then as soon as they were helped they nudged one another and spoke with their mouths full.
  • Extract from : « L'Assommoir » by Emile Zola
  • The slaves sat round an overseer who shook the dozing and nudged the slow.
  • Extract from : « The Age of Invention » by Holland Thompson
  • Occasionally she nudged her companions, and asked them what had become of Walter Scott.
  • Extract from : « Where Angels Fear to Tread » by E. M. Forster
  • She nudged her companion and drew his attention without speaking.
  • Extract from : « The Hound From The North » by Ridgwell Cullum
  • "Eighty-five," answered the mate quickly, and nudged the engineer with his elbow.
  • Extract from : « End of the Tether » by Joseph Conrad
  • It was just as if you pulled my sleeve and nudged me and said, 'This way!'
  • Extract from : « They of the High Trails » by Hamlin Garland
  • The turnkey pulled my hat off, and nudged me into a box beside the door.
  • Extract from : « Romance » by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  • "Some other time," he said; and Hermann nudged me angrily—I don't know why.
  • Extract from : « Falk » by Joseph Conrad
  • Here the "honorable colleagues" nudged each other gleefully.
  • Extract from : « Astounding Stories of Super-Science, May, 1930 » by Various

Synonyms for nudged

Based on : - - - Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019