noddle

[ nod-l ]
/ ˈnɒd l /

noun Older Slang.

the head or brain.

Nearby words

  1. nodding donkey,
  2. nodding lilac,
  3. nodding pogonia,
  4. nodding spasm,
  5. nodding trillium,
  6. noddy,
  7. node,
  8. node house,
  9. node of cloquet,
  10. node of ranvier

Origin of noddle

1375–1425; late Middle English nodel

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British Dictionary definitions for noddle

noddle

1
/ (ˈnɒdəl) /

noun

informal, mainly British the head or brainsuse your noddle!

Word Origin for noddle

C15: origin obscure

verb

informal, mainly British to nod (the head), as through drowsiness

Word Origin for noddle

C18: from nod

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