noun noog·ie \ˈn-gē\

: the act of rubbing your knuckles on a person's head to cause annoyance or slight pain

Full Definition of NOOGIE

:  the act of rubbing one's knuckles on a person's head so as to produce a mildly painful sensation

Examples of NOOGIE

  1. The boys gave each other noogies.

Origin of NOOGIE

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1972

Rhymes with NOOGIE


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