Simple Definition of noggin
: a person's head
Full Definition of noggin
1 : a small mug or cup
2 : a small quantity (as a gill) of drink
3 : a person's head
Examples of noggin in a sentence
He fell and got a bump on his noggin.
<watch the lintel above the door, unless you want to bang your noggin>
Origin of noggin
First Known Use: 1630
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Definition of noggin for Students
: a person's head <Lefty Lewis rubbed his hand over my head and said, “Look at this noggin …” — Christopher Paul Curtis, Bud, Not Buddy>
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