noggin

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noun nog·gin \ˈnä-gən\

Definition of noggin

  1. 1 :  a small mug or cup

  2. 2 :  a small quantity (as a gill) of drink

  3. 3 :  a person's head

Examples of noggin in a sentence

  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 and Etymology of noggin

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1588

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NOGGIN Defined for English Language Learners

noggin

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noun nog·gin \ˈnä-gən\

Definition of noggin for English Language Learners

  • : a person's head


NOGGIN Defined for Kids

noggin

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noun nog·gin \ˈnä-gən\

Definition of noggin for Students

  1. :  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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