Green’s Dictionary of Slang

nudge n.1

also noodge, nudzh

(US) a nag, a pest.

[US]Baker et al. CUSS 163: Noodge / alt. Nudge / An obnoxious person.
[US]N.Y. Times Book Rev. 7 Dec. 56: He’s not a writer, he’s a nudge. On the phone twice a day asking how’s it going!
[US]Time 15 Apr. 92: Discharged from prison, Lou Jean Poplin—sometime beautician, full-time nudzh—must first spring her husband.
[US]A. Pearl Dict. of Popular Sl. 108: Nudzh – n. a pest; v. to annoy.
[US]J. Lardner Crusader 192: ‘Durk is the world’s greatest nudge,’ [...] an assistant DA [...] said later. ‘He nudged Frank Serpico to death, and he nudged Bob Leuci to death to get him to come forward’.
[US](con. 1973) C. Stella Johnny Porno 222: Stop being a nudge. I expect that from Nathan, not you.