noogie

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noun noog·ie \ˈnu̇-gē\

Definition of noogie

  1. :  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

  1. The boys gave each other noogies.

Origin and Etymology of noogie

origin unknown


NOOGIE Defined for English Language Learners

noogie

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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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