how to pronounce nudge

/ˈnʌdʒ/

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nudge is pronounced in one syllable

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nʌdʒ

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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

noun:

  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.

verb:

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

words with pronunciation similar to nudge

budgekneadgrudgenodneedagemidgenunsbudsmuddy

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