use one's noggin

Definition of use one's noggin


  1. :  to think carefully “I don't understand the math homework.” “Use your noggin and apply the rules you've learned.”

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the act or practice of employing something :  employment, application

    :  the fact or state of being used

    :  a method or manner of employing or applying something

  1. :  accustom, habituate

    :  to put into action or service :  avail oneself of :  employ

    :  to consume or take (liquor, drugs, etc.) regularly

  1. :  a small mug or cup

    :  a small quantity (such as a gill) of drink

    :  a person's head

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to cast off or become cast off

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