[noo d-nik] /ˈnʊd nɪk/
a persistently dull, boring pest.
(US, informal) an annoying or boring person
1947, from Yiddish, with agential suffix -nik + Polish nuda “boredom” or Russian nudnyi “tedious, boring,” from Old Church Slavonic *nauda-, from PIE *neuti- “need” from root *nau- “death, to be exhausted” (see need (n.)).
An annoying person; pest; nuisance; nudge: the story of a gang of nudniks trying to defeat the establishment/ remains an unreconstructed nudnik throughout
[fr Yiddish nudne, ”boring”]
[noo-duh m pak-tuh m, nyoo-] /ˈnu dəm ˈpæk təm, ˈnyu-/ noun, Law. 1. a simple contract or promise involving no legal considerations. /ˈnjuːdʊm ˈpæktʊm/ noun 1. (law) an agreement made without consideration and void unless made under seal
[noo j] /nʊdʒ/ verb (used with or without object), noun 1. 2 . [noo j] /nʊdʒ/ verb (used with object), nudged, nudging. 1. to annoy with persistent complaints, criticisms, or pleas; nag: He was always nudging his son to move to a better neighborhood. verb (used without object), nudged, nudging. 2. to nag, whine, or […]
[noo-ey-suh s, nyoo-] /nuˈeɪ səs, nyu-/ noun 1. a river in S Texas, flowing SE to Corpus Christi Bay, on the Gulf of Mexico. 338 miles (545 km) long.
[French ny-ey ar-dahnt] /French nü eɪ arˈdɑ̃t/ noun, plural nuées ardentes [French ny-ey zar-dahnt] /French nü eɪ zarˈdɑ̃t/ (Show IPA). Geology. 1. (in a volcanic eruption) a swiftly flowing, dense cloud of hot gases, ashes, and lava fragments. /ˈnyeɪ ɑːˈdɑ̃t/ noun 1. a rapidly moving turbulent incandescent cloud of gas, ash, and rock fragments flowing […]