This is a list of words that have entered the English language from the Yiddish language, many ... Except as noted, all words listed can be found in the current online edition of the Oxford English ...
Mar 18, 2009
An obtuse, boring, or bothersome person; a pest. [Yiddish, nudne, boring (from
nudyen, to bore; see nudge<sup>2</sup>) + -nik, -nik.] American Heritage®
noodnik is attested since 1925,
a pestering, nagging, or irritating person; a bore. Meaning, pronunciation, example sentences, and more from Oxford Dictionaries.