doodle


1doo·dle

verb \ˈdü-dəl\

: to draw something without thinking about what you are doing

doo·dleddoo·dling \ˈdüd-liŋ, ˈdü-dəl-iŋ\

Full Definition of DOODLE

intransitive verb
1
:  to make a doodle
2
:  dawdle, trifle
transitive verb
:  to produce by doodling
doo·dler \ˈdüd-lər, ˈdü-dəl-ər\ noun

Examples of DOODLE

  1. She doodled in her notebook instead of taking notes.
  2. <I plan to spend the entire vacation just doodling.>

Origin of DOODLE

perhaps from doodle to ridicule
First Known Use: 1935

Rhymes with DOODLE

2doodle

noun

Definition of DOODLE

:  an aimless or casual scribble, design, or sketch; also :  a minor work

First Known Use of DOODLE

1937

Other Fine Arts Terms

Gothic, baroque, bas-relief, limn, oeuvre, pastiche, rococo, sfumato

Rhymes with DOODLE

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