Definition of Budge

1. Noun. United States tennis player who in 1938 was the first to win the Australian and French and English and United States singles championship in the same year (1915-2000).

Exact synonyms: Don Budge, John Donald Budge
Generic synonyms: Tennis Player

2. Verb. Move very slightly. "The streets budge with crowds"; "He shifted in his seat"
Exact synonyms: Agitate, Shift, Stir
Generic synonyms: Move
Derivative terms: Shift, Shifting

Definition of Budge

1. v. i. To move off; to stir; to walk away.

2. a. Brisk; stirring; jocund.

3. n. A kind of fur prepared from lambskin dressed with the wool on; -- used formerly as an edging and ornament, esp. of scholastic habits.

4. a. Lined with budge; hence, scholastic.

Definition of Budge

1. Verb. (intransitive) To move. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To move. ¹

3. Verb. To yield in one’s opinions or beliefs. ¹

4. Verb. To try to improve the spot of a decision on a sports field. ¹

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Definition of Budge

1. to move slightly [v BUDGED, BUDGING, BUDGES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Budge

buddy store
buddy system
buddy systems
buddy up
budge (current term)
budge up

Literary usage of Budge

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Princeton Theological Review by Princeton Theological Seminary (1904)
"budge, III. 154. (4) "Beloved of Set." budge, III. 154. ... budge, III. 157 (from the stele of Four Hundred Years). 4. ..."

2. Journal of Theological Studies (1902)
"U. collection of documents is a most interesting and important ooe,o we must all be grateful to Dr. budge for having put it within the «è I of those who are ..."

3. The Various Writings of Cornelius Mathews by Cornelius Mathews (1863)
"The history of Neddy budge up to this period was simply this. He had opened life as a con- stable in a fifty-dollar court. From his humble position on the ..."

4. Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal (1853)
"In the preceding article the whole of the essay of Professor Julius budge is given entire, without retrenchment, addition, or comment, except in one ..."

5. Cases Decided in the Court of Session by Scotland Court of Session, Patrick Shaw, Scotland, Court of Session (1829)
"THIS was a question as to whether budge, the tenant of St. John's Coffee-house, ... The trustees having refused to submit the matter to a Jury, budge ..."

6. The Classical Poetry of the Japanese by Basil Hall Chamberlain (1880)
"budge.—ASSYRIAN TEXTS, Selected and Arranged, with Philological Notes. ... budge.—THE HISTORY OP ESARHADDON (Son of Sennacherib), King of Assyria, ..."

7. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, George Walter Prothero (1904)
"By EA Wallis budge. Two vols. London : Methuen, 1904. 7. The Religions of Ancient Egypt and Babylonia. (Gifford Lectures.) By AH Sayce. ..."

8. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1901)
"Dr. Johnson, in his note on the passage, considers it. only as budge misprinted ; in his Dictionary, as probably corrupted from boggle. ..."

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