Definition of Noodle

1. Noun. A ribbonlike strip of pasta.

Generic synonyms: Alimentary Paste, Pasta
Specialized synonyms: Egg Noodle



2. Noun. Informal terms for a human head.
Exact synonyms: Attic, Bean, Bonce, Dome, Noggin
Generic synonyms: Human Head
Derivative terms: Bean

Definition of Noodle

1. n. A simpleton; a blockhead; a stupid person; a ninny.

2. n. A thin strip of dough, made with eggs, rolled up, cut into small pieces, and used in soup.

Definition of Noodle

1. Noun. (context: usually in plural) A string or strip of pasta. ¹

2. Noun. (colloquial) A person with poor judgement; a fool. ¹

3. Noun. (colloquial) The brain, the head. ¹

4. Noun. (colloquial) A pool noodle. ¹

5. Verb. (context: fishing) To fish (usually for very large catfish) without any equipment other than the fisherman's own body ¹

6. Verb. To think or ponder. ¹

7. Verb. To fiddle, play with, or mess around. ¹

8. Verb. To improvise music. ¹

9. Verb. (Australia) To fossick, especially for opals. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Noodle

1. to play idly on a musical instrument [v -DLED, -DLING, -DLES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Noodle

nonzoologists
nonzoonotic
noo
noob
noobie
noobies
noobish
nooblet
nooblets
noobs
noobz
noodge
noodged
noodges
noodging
noodle (current term)
noodled
noodlefish
noodlefishes
noodlehead
noodlelike
noodlemania
noodler
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noodlings
noodly
noogenic neurosis
noogie

Literary usage of Noodle

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1. The Musical World (1856)
"Tom noodle is of "the likes of" her. He has written a letter to prove that he knows ... Is Tom noodle aware that rondo is the name for a particular kind of ..."

2. From Taps Till Reveille by George A. Wallace (1895)
"See sweet Mary's smitten noodle, Kneeling at her slippered feet, See her jealous, ... See sweet Mary's weeping noodle, Sprawl upon the parlor floor, ..."

3. The Chinese Cook Book by Shiu Wong Chan (1917)
"noodle SOUP YAT KOI MIN 3 pounds noodles 2 teaspoonfuls Chinese sauce 1 teaspoonful oil A few drops sesamum-seed oil noodles are made of flour, eggs, salt, ..."

4. Allan's Illustrated Edition of Tyneside Songs and Readings: With Lives by Thomas & George Allan (Firm) (1891)
"He wad be a noodle, and act like a fuil; Wor aud wife advis'd him sic nonsense te drop, ... When he was a brave noodle, etc. When he first got his gun, man, ..."

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