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English definition of “doodle”

doodle

verb [I] uk   /ˈduː.dl̩/ us  
to draw pictures or patterns while thinking about something else or when you are bored: She'd doodled all over her textbooks.Painting, drawing and printing
doodle
noun [C] uk   us  
Pieces of writing
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