What does Noodle mean?

Definitions for Noodle
ˈnud lNoo·dle

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Noodle.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. noodle(noun)

    a ribbonlike strip of pasta

  2. attic, bean, bonce, noodle, noggin, dome(noun)

    informal terms for a human head


  1. Noodle(n.)

    The head; also, noddle; -- used jocosely or contemptuously; as, use your noodle.

  2. Origin: [Cf. Noddle, Noddy.]


  1. noodle(Noun)

    A string or strip of pasta.

    She slurped a long noodle up out of her soup.

  2. noodle(Noun)

    A person with poor judgement; a fool.

  3. noodle(Noun)

    The brain, the head.

  4. noodle(Noun)

    A pool noodle.

  5. noodle(Verb)

    To fish (usually for very large catfish) without any equipment other than the fisherman's own body

    Fred had several lacerations on his hands from noodling for flathead in the river.

  6. noodle(Verb)

    To think or ponder.

  7. noodle(Verb)

    To fiddle, play with, or mess around.

    If the machine is really broken, noodling with the knobs is not going to fix it.

  8. noodle(Verb)

    To improvise music.

    He has been noodling with that trumpet all afternoon, and every bit of it sounds awful.

  9. noodle(Verb)

    To fossick, especially for opals.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Noodle(noun)

    a simpleton; a blockhead; a stupid person; a ninny

  2. Noodle(noun)

    a thin strip of dough, made with eggs, rolled up, cut into small pieces, and used in soup

  3. Origin: [G. nudel vermicelli.]


  1. Noodle

    The noodle is a type of staple food made from some type of unleavened dough which is rolled flat and cut into one of a variety of shapes. While long, thin strips may be the most common, many varieties of noodles are cut into waves, helices, tubes, strings, or shells, or folded over, or cut into other shapes. Noodles are usually cooked in boiling water, sometimes with cooking oil or salt added. They are often pan-fried or deep-fried. Noodles are often served with an accompanying sauce or in a soup. Noodles can be refrigerated for short-term storage, or dried and stored for future use. In English usage, the word "noodle" is an inclusive term that denotes texture and culinary use, and to a lesser extent, shape, as many people may associate it with the more common string varieties, such as spaghetti or ramen. The material composition or geocultural origin must be specified when discussing noodles. The word derives from the German word Nudel.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Noodle

    nōōd′l, n. a simpleton: a blockhead.—n. Nood′ledom. [Noddy.]

  2. Noodle

    nōōd′l, n. dried dough of wheat-flour and eggs, used in soup or as a baked dish.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Noodle in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Noodle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Noodle in a Sentence

  1. Chuck Schumer:

    The proposed solution is like a wet noodle.

  2. Janet Helm:

    Just noodle it, i'm absolutely in love with the spiralizer. You can make pasta out of any of these veggies.

  3. Janet Helm:

    Turn it into a noodle, turn it into a chip, turn it into a fry, there are so many other ways to make them besides steamed and mashed. And all of these are just fantastic roasted in the oven; nothing can go wrong with a little extra virgin olive oil and sea salt.

  4. Sam Rainsy:

    Since people eat noodles all over the country, Hun Sen may first accuse them of being opposition supporters, but after seeing such a tide, so many people joining the noodle parties, Hun Sen said no, we cannot stop these noodle parties. If you cant beat them, join them.

  5. Anna Ready:

    They changed the underlying definition of staple foods to exclude foods that have multiple ingredients so that a mixed fruit cup or can of chicken noodle soup could no longer be counted towards a retailer’s stocking requirements, this is extremely onerous for small format retailers with limited storage space and it would be very costly to change supply and delivery, or even remodel a store, to comply with this.

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