Definitions for canoodle
fondle or pet affectionately
To caress, touch up, pet or make love
He's got a big smile on his face; who's he been canoodling recently?
To persuade or cajole
Origin: Origin ; compare Swedish knulla, German knuddeln. Folk etymology cites the use of two person canoes as an activity to escape the presence of a chaperon by couples during Victorian and Edwardian times, and the activities such privacy allowed.