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Nudge Nudge Wink Wink

What Does "Nudge Nudge Wink Wink" Mean?

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"Nudge nudge wink wink" is an English idiom. It means "a suggestive or conspiratorial remark or gesture, often implying something improper or humorous."

Examples in Sentences

Here are three examples of the idiom "nudge nudge wink wink" used in a sentence:
  • When he mentioned the late-night meeting with his coworker, his friend gave him a nudge nudge wink wink.
  • Their inside jokes during the meeting included nudge nudge wink wink moments, making others curious.
  • He couldn't resist a nudge nudge wink wink when his friend mentioned the surprise party.
meaning for nudge nudge wink wink

What Is an Idiom?

An idiom is a commonly used expression whose meaning does not relate to the literal meaning of its words. In other words, if you were to translate "Nudge Nudge Wink Wink" word for word, there is no guarantee the translation would help you to understand the meaning.

An idiom often includes a cultural or historical context that makes it difficult for non-native English speakers to understand. A phrase is classified as an idiom when a direct translation of the words does not reveal the meaning. Most idioms rely on shared knowledge or experiences known only to a specific community.

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