noddle

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈnɒdəl/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(nodl)


WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
nod•dle  (nodl),USA pronunciation n. [Older Slang.]
  1. Slang Termsthe head or brain.
  • late Middle English nodel 1375–1425

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
noddle /ˈnɒdəl/ n
  1. informal chiefly Brit the head or brains: use your noddle!
Etymology: 15th Century: origin obscure
noddle /ˈnɒdəl/ vb
  1. informal chiefly Brit to nod (the head), as through drowsiness
Etymology: 18th Century: from nod
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