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Meaning of NODDLE

Pronunciation:  'nâdl

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  (British) "use your noddle"
 

NODDLE is a 6 letter word that starts with N.

 

 See Also: brain, head, mind, nous, psyche

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Nod"dle\, n. [OE. nodil, nodle; perh. fr. nod, because
the head is the nodding part of the body, or perh. akin to E.
knot; cf. Prov. E. nod the nape of the neck.]
1. The head; -- used jocosely or contemptuously.



   Come, master, I have a project in my noddle. --L'Estrange.

2. The back part of the head or neck. [Obs.]

         For occasion . . . turneth a bald noddle, after she
         hath presented her locks in front, and no hold
         taken.                                --Bacon.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: bean, belfry, brain, brow, conk, crown, dome, encephalon, gray matter, head, headpiece, noggin, noodle, organ of thought, pate, poll, ridge, sconce, seat of thought, sensation, sensorium, sensory
 

 

 

 

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