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January 23rd, 2019

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Word of the Day 01/23/19 Noodle

Noodle (noun)
noodle [nood-l]

1. a narrow strip of unleavened egg dough that has been rolled thin and dried, boiled, and served alone or in soups, casseroles, etc.; a ribbon-shaped pasta.

Origin: First recorded in 1770–80, noodle is from the German word Nudel


Noodle (noun)
noodle [nood-l]

1. Slang. the head.
2. a fool or simpleton.

Origin: 1745–55; perhaps variant of noddle (with oo from fool)


Noodle (verb)
noodle [nood-l]

verb (used without object), noo·dled, noo·dling.
1. to improvise a musical passage in a casual manner, especially as a warm-up exercise.
2. Informal.
a. to play; toy: to noodle with numbers as a hobby.
b. to improvise, experiment, or think creatively: The writers noodled for a week and came up with a better idea for the ad campaign.

verb (used with object), noo·dled, noo·dling.
3. Informal.
a. to manipulate or tamper with: She denied that she had noodled the statistics to get a favorable result.
b. to make or devise freely as an exercise or experiment (sometimes followed by up): The architects noodled up a model of a solar house.

Verb Phrases
4. noodle around, Informal. to play, experiment, or improvise.

Origin: An Americanism dating back to 1935–40; origin uncertain

Related Words for noodle
coconut, belfry, upstairs, skull, attic, crown, dome, cranium, brain, noggin, scalp, pate, poll, noddle, thinker

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