verb ca·noo·dle \kə-ˈnü-dəl\

: to hug and kiss another person in a sexual way

ca·noo·dledca·noo·dling \-ˈnü-dliŋ, -ˈnü-dəl-iŋ\

Full Definition of CANOODLE

intransitive verb
:  pet, fondle <lovers canoodling in the park>

Examples of CANOODLE

  1. Two lovers were canoodling on a park bench.

Origin of CANOODLE

perhaps from English dialect canoodle, noun, donkey, fool, foolish lover
First Known Use: 1859

Rhymes with CANOODLE


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