Pronunciation: (buj),[key] —v.,budged, budg•ing.
(often used negatively)
—v.i. 1. to move slightly; begin to move: He stepped on the gas but the car didn't budge. 2. to change one's opinion or stated position; yield: Once her father had said “no,” he wouldn't budge.
—v.t. 1. to cause to move; begin to move: It took three of them to budge the rock. 2. to cause (someone) to reconsider or change an opinion, decision, or stated position: They couldn't budge the lawyer.
Pronunciation: (buj),[key] —n. a fur made from lambskin with the wool dressed outward, used esp. as an inexpensive trimming on academic or official gowns.
—adj. 1. made from, trimmed, or lined with budge.
2. Obs.pompous; solemn.
Pronunciation: (buj),[key] —n. (John) Donald, born 1915, U.S. tennis player.