In the short term, Obama hopes to nudge public attention away from his own previous strategy with a pile of specificity.
It was another of the nudge, nudge, wink, wink jokes that summed up the entire enterprise.
He has since urged A.I.G. to join the case, a move that could nudge the government into settlement talks.
"to push slightly with the elbow," 1670s, perhaps from Scandinavian (cf. Norwegian nugge, nyggje "to jostle, rub;" Icelandic nugga "to rub, massage"). Related: Nudged; nudging.
"complainer, nagger," 1960s, from Yiddish, from Slavic words meaning "fret, ache," realted to the root of nudnik (q.v.).
"a slight push," 1836, from nudge (v.).
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