Definition of noodle noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈnuːdl//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈnuːdl//
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  1. 1[usually plural] a long thin strip of pasta, used especially in Chinese and Italian cooking chicken noodle soup Would you prefer rice or noodles? See related entries: Carbohydrates
  2. 2[countable] (old-fashioned, North American English, slang) = noddle
  3. Word Originsense 1 late 18th cent.: from German Nudel, of unknown origin.
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