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noodle

noun noo·dle \ ˈnü-dᵊl \

Definition of noodle

1 :a stupid person :simpleton
2 :head, noggin

Origin and Etymology of noodle

perhaps alteration of noddle


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noodle

noun

Definition of noodle

1 :a food paste made usually with egg and shaped typically in ribbon form
2 :a buoyant, flexible cylinder of polyethylene foam used as an aid in swimming or staying afloat in water
  • Grasp the pool noodle with hands about shoulder-width apart, then extend arms straight out in front of you on the water's surface …
  • Good Housekeeping

Origin and Etymology of noodle

German Nudel


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noodle

verb

Definition of noodle

noodled; noodling play \ˈnüd-liŋ, ˈnü-dᵊl-iŋ\
intransitive verb
:to improvise on an instrument in an informal or desultory manner

Examples of noodle in a Sentence

  1. He was just noodling around on the guitar.

  2. It's a thought I've been noodling around with for some time.

Origin and Etymology of noodle

imitative


NOODLE Defined for English Language Learners

noodle

verb

Definition of noodle for English Language Learners

  • : to play a musical instrument in an informal way without playing a particular piece of music

  • : to think about something in a way that is not very serious


NOODLE Defined for Kids

noodle

noun noo·dle \ ˈnü-dᵊl \

Definition of noodle for Students

:a thin often flat strip of fresh or dried dough (as of flour and egg) that is usually boiled


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