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 in a Sentence
The boys gave each other noogies.
Recent Examples of noogie from the Web
Hating the Raiders is the oldest football tradition in Denver, while Broncomaniacs would put the Chiefs in a headlock, give them noogies, then invite them all to Christmas dinner. Yuletide visitor.
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Origin and Etymology of noogie
First Known Use: 1968See Words from the same year
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Definition of noogie for English Language Learners
: the act of rubbing your knuckles on a person's head to cause annoyance or slight pain
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