noun \ˈnä-gən\

: a person's head

Full Definition of NOGGIN

:  a small mug or cup
:  a small quantity (as a gill) of drink
:  a person's head

Examples of NOGGIN

  1. He fell and got a bump on his noggin.
  2. <watch the lintel above the door, unless you want to bang your noggin>

Origin of NOGGIN

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1630

Related to NOGGIN

bean, block [slang], dome, mazard (or mazzard) [chiefly dialect], nob, noddle, head, noodle, nut [slang], pate, poll

Other Household Terms

cruet, curiosity, duvet, fiasco, sham, taper, valance, whatnot


Next Word in the Dictionary: nogging
Previous Word in the Dictionary: nogal
All Words Near: noggin

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up noggin? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More