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Meaning of "nudnik" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD NUDNIK

From Yiddish nudyen to bore + -nik.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF NUDNIK

nudnik  [ˈnʌdnɪk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF NUDNIK

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Nudnik is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES NUDNIK MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Nudnik (film series)

Nudnik was a Czechoslovak/Czech animated film series directed by Gene Deitch, produced by William Lawrence Snyder, and distributed by Paramount Studios. The shorts were released during 1965 and 1967 with 12 shorts, and a new series was made in 1991. On Gene Deitch's entry on the IMDb website there are listings of eight short animated films featuring the Nudnik character. The shorts were featured on Cartoon Network's animated anthology series ToonHeads in 1996.

Definition of nudnik in the English dictionary

The definition of nudnik in the dictionary is an annoying or boring person.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH NUDNIK


chronic
ˈkrɒnɪk
clinic
ˈklɪnɪk
Dominic
ˈdɒmɪnɪk
electronic
ɪlɛkˈtrɒnɪk
ethnic
ˈɛθnɪk
Hispanic
hɪˈspænɪk
iconic
aɪˈkɒnɪk
inorganic
ˌɪnɔːˈɡænɪk
mechanic
mɪˈkænɪk
Munich
ˈmjuːnɪk
nick
nɪk
organic
ɔːˈɡænɪk
panic
ˈpænɪk
picnic
ˈpɪknɪk
polytechnic
ˌpɒlɪˈtɛknɪk
scenic
ˈsiːnɪk
sonic
ˈsɒnɪk
titanic
taɪˈtænɪk
tonic
ˈtɒnɪk
tunic
ˈtjuːnɪk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE NUDNIK

nudation
nuddy
nude
nudely
nudeness
nudge
nudger
nudibranch
nudibranchiate
nudicaudate
nudicaul
nudicaulous
nudie
nudism
nudist
nudist camp
nudist colony
nudities
nudity
nudum pactum

WORDS THAT END LIKE NUDNIK

beatnik
Botvinnik
Cetnik
Chetnik
chinovnik
computernik
Doornik
Dubrovnik
dvornik
Iznik
kibbutznik
kolkhoznik
Lunik
neatnik
Panufnik
peacenik
Pernik
refusenik
refusnik
Sputnik

Synonyms and antonyms of nudnik in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «nudnik» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF NUDNIK

Find out the translation of nudnik to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of nudnik from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «nudnik» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

nudnik
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

nudnik
570 millions of speakers

English

nudnik
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

nudnik
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

nudnik
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

зануда
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

nudnik
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

nudnik
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

nudnik
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Nudnik
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

nudnik
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

nudnik
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

nudnik
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nudnik
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nudnik
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

nudnik
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

नुदनिक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yapışkan tip
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

nudnik
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

nudnik
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

зануда
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

nudnik
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

nudnik
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

nudnik
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

nudnik
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

nudnik
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of nudnik

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «NUDNIK»

The term «nudnik» is normally little used and occupies the 134.228 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «NUDNIK» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «nudnik» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «nudnik» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about nudnik

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «NUDNIK»

Discover the use of nudnik in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to nudnik and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Nudnik Revealed!
Nudnik is the well-intentioned, kind, cheerful but bumbling soul, inspired by such archetypal characters as Charlie Chaplin's Champ and Schulz's Charlie Brown.
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What They Saved: Pieces of a Jewish Past
The Nudnik appears at the very beginning and end of the letter—at the beginning as Mr. Z.'s friend Mr. K., and at the end, before the signature, as Mr. Whomever: “ What do you think of your friend the Nudnik?” As if to say, “So what do you think ...
Nancy K. Miller, 2011
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Debunking the Bull: For Seekers of Another Tack
Indubitably the worst kind of nudnik is a kibitzer and the worst kibitzer is the incorrigible chronic sort who just won't let go, who is so full of himself that he utterly fails to realize what a tiresome, preposterous broken record he has become.
Sarah Honig, 2013
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It's Not as Tough as You Think: How to Smooth Out Life's Bumps
One of the most difficult predicaments is to be at the mercy of a nudnik. This is a person who has little of substance to say, but takes forever to say it. He may hang on you as with suction cups, and short of being very abrupt and outspokenly ...
Abraham J. Twerski, 1999
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English Word-Formation
It seems that sputnik gave nudnik a new lease of life, and nudnik has since gone on to outlive sputnik. Whether the beat in beatnik means 'tired' or 'rhythm' is not really relevant for the argument here. However it started life, though, it seems ...
Laurie Bauer, 1983
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Key Largo Adventures
Now, Morrie is steaming mad, as he shouts at the larcenous alligator, “You nudnik; get out of here!” The handle stuck, for the troublesome alligator; he was nudnik, from then on. Then, for a long period of time, when we fished this area, ...
Harry Grigsby, 2011
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Jews, Germans, Memory: Reconstructions of Jewish Life in Germany
... quite readily, yet for our purposes it is somewhat misleading. At least the two youth magazines I want to deal with now, Tachles and Nudnik, can in no way be regarded as reactions to the process of unification.5 They owe their existence to ...
Y. Michal Bodemann, 1996
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Ethnographic Fieldwork: An Anthropological Reader
Mikhail Bakhtin When the writer becomes the center of his attention, he becomes a nudnik. And a nudnik who believes he's profound is even worse than just a plain nudnik. Isaac Bashevis Singer An engaging dimension of current interpretive ...
Antonius C. G. M. Robben, Jeffrey A. Sluka, 2012
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Understanding Health Care Management
During his time on the board, General Nudnik has been relatively quiet, asking few questions and never casting a dissenting vote. The flagship of the system is a 478-bed hospital. Additionally, the system has a 200-bed skilled nursing home,.
Seth B. Goldsmith, 2012
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In Sunlight and in Shadow
“Then the father looked at him more than sternly, and said, 'Cyril! Don't be a nudnik!' What's a nudnik?” “Cyril is a nudnik.” “I know. I mean, I understand the context and I have a general idea, but I can't fix it precisely. The West Side is new to me ...
Mark Helprin, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «NUDNIK»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term nudnik is used in the context of the following news items.
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In Like Quinn
"This nudnik schmuck comes in here with his cockamamie idea. What a putz." The Italians: They didn't see parishes, they didn't see businesses ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
2
Moynihan's message on BDS and Iran appeasement: We've got to …
... anti-totalitarian, bipartisan cooperation with heaps of what the American Jewish Committee's David Harris calls “nudnik diplomacy” – from the ... «Jerusalem Post Israel News, Jul 15»
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This Day in Jewish History / A women's author and 'all-around holy …
... her first short story, “Sudvick the Nudnik,” in 1949), and encountered the engrained racism of the deep South, the couple moved to New York. «Haaretz, Jul 15»
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DVD Review: "Tom and Jerry—The Gene Deitch Collection"
(My wife and kids and I have watched Nudnik cartoons as they've become available, over and over again.) Watching Deitch cartoons like these ... «Indie Wire, Jun 15»
5
Why LGBT rights are racing ahead while feminism limps behind
At the same time, feminism, that repetitive nudnik, is still complaining about equal pay, sexual freedom, and protection from from sexual ... «Haaretz, Jun 15»
6
Etgar Keret Finds Redemption
... only speculate that perhaps it contains too many references to certain “nudnik relatives” whose holiday invitations he assiduously declines. «Jewish Daily Forward, May 15»
7
LA Losing Solley's and All the Weekly Dish
Then, bearded social-media nudnik Meir Kalmanson released his version, the Ultimate Chassidic Food Taste Test, regaling his cast with ... «Jewish Daily Forward, May 15»
8
The Irrepressible Jewish Mother
From comedic nudnik (pest) to tragic heroine, the traditional Jewish mother has been cursed and honored by generations of Jews throughout ... «Jewish Journal, May 15»
9
Iranian Cleric: Kerry Said he Wishes US Had Leader Like Khamenei
Nudnik does have a Supreme Leader; The Obamatollah Ho-Gay-nee. Nudnik better get his mind right, or he might find the ground jumps up ... «Arutz Sheva, May 15»
10
Life as an Infomercial
Alice is a nudnik and a connoisseur and a troubled person. She sees a psychiatrist (Tim Robbins) but fights with him over her unwillingness to ... «The New Yorker, May 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Nudnik [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/nudnik>. Nov 2019 ».
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