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noodle

noun uk   /ˈnuː.dl̩/ us  

noodle noun (FOOD)

[C usually plural] a food in the form of long, thin strips made from flour or rice, water, and often egg, cooked in boiling liquid: egg/rice noodles instant/crispy noodles chicken noodle soup

noodle noun (HEAD)

[C] US old-fashioned informal ( UK noddle) the head or brain of a person: Did that hit you on the noodle? Use your noodle - clear the shelves before you paint the cupboard!

noodle

verb [I] uk   /ˈnuː.dl̩/ US informal us  
to play a musical instrument without giving it full or serious attention: I just sat at the piano noodling.
Translations of “noodle”
in Spanish fideos, tallarines…
in Korean 국수…
in Arabic مَعكرونة…
in Portuguese macarrão…
in French nouille(s)…
in German die Nudel…
in Catalan fideu…
in Japanese めん類…
in Italian spaghetto cinese, noodle…
in Chinese (Traditional) 食物, 麵條…
in Chinese (Simplified) 食物, 面条…
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