budge: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (buj), [key]
— v., budged, budg•ing.
  1. to move slightly; begin to move: He stepped on the gas but the car didn't budge.
  2. to change one's opinion or stated position; yield: Once her father had said “no,” he wouldn't budge.
  1. to cause to move; begin to move: It took three of them to budge the rock.
  2. to cause (someone) to reconsider or change an opinion, decision, or stated position: They couldn't budge the lawyer.


Pronunciation: (buj), [key]
— n.
  1. a fur made from lambskin with the wool dressed outward, used esp. as an inexpensive trimming on academic or official gowns.
  1. made from, trimmed, or lined with budge.
  2. pompous; solemn.


Pronunciation: (buj), [key]
— n.
  1. born 1915, U.S. tennis player.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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