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nudge

1. noun Someone who is constantly or persistently pestering, badgering, or irritating someone, especially with complaints or criticisms. God, you've been such a nudge lately. You need to lighten up! He turned into a real nudge as we got closer to the deadline.
2. verb To complain or criticize in a constant, irritating manner. Instead of just nudging the whole time, why no actually try to help us get this done? If you're going to nudge the whole drive, I'll just turn this car around and take all of us home.
3. verb To pester, badger, or irritate someone constantly or persistently, especially with complaints or criticisms. I wish you would stop nudging me about the project—I already told you I had everything under control! I wish she wouldn't nudge me like that. I'll do the dishes in due time!

noodge

1. noun Someone who is constantly or persistently pestering, badgering, or irritating someone, especially with complaints or criticisms. God, you've been such a noodge lately. You need to lighten up! He turned into a real noodge as we got closer to the deadline.
2. verb To complain or criticize in a constant, irritating manner. Instead of just noodging the whole time, why no actually try to help us get this done? If you're going to noodge the whole drive, I'll just turn this car around and take all of us home.
3. verb To pester, badger, or irritate someone constantly or persistently, especially with complaints or criticisms. I wish you would stop noodging me about the project—I already told you I had everything under control! I wish she wouldn't noodge me like that. I'll do the dishes in due time!

nudge

and noodge (nʊdʒ)
1. n. someone who nags. Sally can be such a nudge!
2. in. to nag. Don’t noodge all the time.
3. tv. to nag someone. Stop nudging me about that.

noodge

verb
See nudge
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Therefore, before I can noodge, I need a better understanding of what they mean by "nudge.
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But the Glory of Franklin has been done to de ath by our national noodge, Paul Krugman, who is contributing to our cultural heritage by driving the New York Times into insolvency.
At least on TV, the suave candidate displayed only a hint of his native Long Island accent, while Penn plays him as an annoying noodge.
Remember, in business followthrough is critical so after that networking event, be persistent, keep on calling, ask for that interview, be a noodge.
You're a noodge, but I think a better word is an 'itch.