budge: Meaning and Definition of
— v., budged, budg•ing.
- 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 esp. as an inexpensive trimming on academic or official gowns.
- made from, trimmed, or lined with budge.
- pompous; solemn.
- born 1915, U.S. tennis player.
- budge (Thesaurus)