Definitions for canoodle

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word canoodle

Princeton's WordNet

  1. canoodle(verb)

    fondle or pet affectionately

Wiktionary

  1. canoodle(Verb)

    To caress, touch up, pet or make love

    He's got a big smile on his face; who's he been canoodling recently?

  2. canoodle(Verb)

    To persuade or cajole

  3. 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.

Translation

Find a translation for the canoodle definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these canoodle definitions with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"canoodle." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 25 Jul 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/canoodle>.

Are we missing a good definition for canoodle?


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for canoodle: