to move slightly; begin to move:
He stepped on the gas but the car didn’t budge.
to change one’s opinion or stated position; yield:
Once her father had said “no,” he wouldn’t budge.
to cause to move; begin to move:
It took three of them to budge the rock.
to cause (someone) to reconsider or change an opinion, decision, or stated position:
They couldn’t budge the lawyer.
a fur made from lambskin with the wool dressed outward, used especially as an inexpensive trimming on academic or official gowns.
made from, trimmed, or lined with budge.
Obsolete. pompous; solemn.
(John) Donald, 1915–2000, U.S. tennis player.
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verb (usually used with a negative)
to move, however slightly: the car won’t budge
to change or cause to change opinions, etc
a lambskin dressed for the fur to be worn on the outer side
Don(ald). 1915–2000, US tennis player, the first man to win the Grand Slam of singles championships (Australia, France, Wimbledon, and the US) in one year (1938)
to move slightly; begin to move: He stepped on the gas but the car didn’t budge. to change one’s opinion or stated position; yield: Once her father had said “no,” he wouldn’t budge. to cause to move; begin to move: It took three of them to budge the rock. to cause (someone) to reconsider or […]
good; fine. pretty. Historical Examples The Logbooks of the Lady Nelson Ida Lee
an Australian parakeet, Melopsittacus undulatus, having greenish plumage with black and yellow markings, bred as a pet in a variety of colors. noun a small green Australian parrot, Melopsittacus undulatus: a popular cagebird that is bred in many different coloured varieties Often (informal) shortened to budgie n.
an estimate, often itemized, of expected income and expense for a given period in the future. a plan of operations based on such an estimate. an itemized allotment of funds, time, etc., for a given period. the total sum of money set aside or needed for a purpose: the construction budget. a limited stock or […]