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English definition of “noodle”

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 informal for noddle

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.
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