how to pronounce nudge


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The above transcription of nudge is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

nudge is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of nudge in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… morning felt a nudge to pick up a Bible …”

meanings of nudge


  1. A feature of instant messaging software used to get the attention of another user, as by shaking the conversation window or playing a sound.
  2. A gentle push.
  3. The rotation by one step of a fruit machine reel of the player's choice.
  4. The use of positive reinforcement and indirect suggestions as ways to influence.


  1. To push against gently, especially in order to gain attention or give a signal.
  2. To near or come close to something.

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