from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Slang Variant of nudge2.
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- n. Alternative spelling of nudzh.
- v. Alternative spelling of nudzh.
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He was, in the New York way, a "noodge," somebody who won't let go.
After all, part of “making life livable for ourselves” means not turning into the sort of noodge who browbeats friends and acquaintances about their dietary choices.
But part of “making life livable for ourselves” means not turning into the sort of noodge who browbeats friends and acquaintances about their dietary choices — at least until they start ordering the Flipper Tempura Roll at Nobu.
Still, it should be noted that baggage can be an advantage: David Hyde Pierce, who has proven his versatility and range in a number of Broadway successes, remains for many that persnickety noodge of TV's "Frasier," Niles Crane.
And everyone sort of ignored him and treated him like he was a nerd and a noodge.
In fact, he's doing a lot and, she writes, "feels most comfortable and useful in the role of global noodge and pivotal player among nations and nongovernmental actors."
Can't we call her a schmutz, nudnik, noodge (this would be my preferred option), nebbish, ganef, or dybbuk?
One minor quibble, if I may be so bold as to noodge the Master Rhetorician: It isn't liberals who give the word "liberal" a bad name.
At the risk of seeming like a noodge, this will be my third time posting this link to William Bradley in HuffPo, explaining how 21st Century political advertising actually works.
Nothing drastic, but I has a huge frustrated/angry wif someone who is being a ginormous noodge.
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