Antonyms for nudging
|Grammar : Verb|
|Spell : nuhj|
|Phonetic Transcription : nʌdʒ|
Definition of nudgingOrigin :
- "a slight push," 1836, from nudge (v.).
- verb bump, elbow
- You, I mean,' he added, nudging Barnaby roughly with his elbow.
- Extract from : « Barnaby Rudge » by Charles Dickens
- At this there was some pushing and nudging and indulgent whispering.
- Extract from : « The Manxman » by Hall Caine
- "Morrisson, your honour," said a ragged ruffian, nudging me by the elbow.
- Extract from : « Jack Hinton » by Charles James Lever
- Some in the group espied my approach, and there was a nudging of elbows.
- Extract from : « The O'Ruddy » by Stephen Crane
- "You don't believe me," said the old man, nudging him again.
- Extract from : « The Mermaid » by Lily Dougall
- “They are still firing over there,” said he, nudging the old herdsman so as to awake him.
- Extract from : « Wood Rangers » by Mayne Reid
- Some, nudging one another in the sides, shook their heads at Foma in silence.
- Extract from : « Foma Gordyeff » by Maxim Gorky
- "You say what we're here for," whispered Meg, nudging Gipsy.
- Extract from : « The Leader of the Lower School » by Angela Brazil
- Ephraim was aroused from his thoughts by Cynthia nudging his arm.
- Extract from : « Coniston, Complete » by Winston Churchill
- "You stop, Joe," whispered Moll angrily, nudging her husband with her elbow.
- Extract from : « Two Little Travellers » by Frances Browne Arthur
Synonyms for nudging
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