Etymology
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nudnik (n.)

"a bore, irritating person," 1947, from Yiddish, with agential suffix -nik + Polish nuda "boredom" or Russian nudnyi "tedious, boring," from Old Church Slavonic *nauda-, from *nauti- "need" (see need (n.)).

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Definitions of nudnik

nudnik (n.)
(Yiddish) someone who is a boring pest;
Synonyms: nudnick
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