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Pronunciation of Nudges: Learn how to pronounce Nudges in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word nudge:

verb
[with object]
prod (someone) gently with one’s elbow in order to attract attention:
people were nudging each other and pointing at me
touch or push (something) gently or gradually:
the canoe nudged a bank of reeds
coax or gently encourage (someone) to do something:
we have to nudge the politicians in the right direction
approach (an age, figure, or level) very closely:
both men were nudging fifty
noun
a light touch or push:
he gave her shoulder a nudge
figurative
she appreciated the nudge to her memory
Phrases

nudge nudge (wink wink)

used to draw attention to a sexual innuendo in the previous statement:
haven’t seen much of the beach—we’ve been catching up on our sleep (nudge nudge)
[a catchphrase from Monty Python’s Flying Circus, a British television comedy programme]
Derivatives

nudger

noun
Origin:

late 17th century (as a verb): of unknown origin; compare with Norwegian dialect nugga, nyggja ‘to push, rub’