- past participle
- present participle
nudge, jog (verb)
a slight push or shake
nudge, poke at, prod (verb)
to push against gently
"She nudged my elbow when she saw her friend enter the restaurant"
push into action by pestering or annoying gently
A gentle push.
A feature of instant messaging software used to get the attention of another user, as by shaking the conversation window or playing a sound.
To push against gently, especially in order to gain attention or give a signal
To near or come close to something
Nudge, also known as buzz, is a feature of instant messaging software used to get the attention of another user, for example, by shaking the conversation window or playing a sound. The feature was first introduced in MSN Messenger 7.0, in 2005. XMPP extension protocol XEP-0224 calls this feature Attention.