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Definition of canoodle verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

canoodle

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//kəˈnuːdl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kəˈnuːdl//
 
[intransitive] (old-fashioned, informal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they canoodle
BrE BrE//kəˈnuːdl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kəˈnuːdl//
 
he / she / it canoodles
BrE BrE//kəˈnuːdlz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kəˈnuːdlz//
 
past simple canoodled
BrE BrE//kəˈnuːdld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kəˈnuːdld//
 
past participle canoodled
BrE BrE//kəˈnuːdld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kəˈnuːdld//
 
-ing form canoodling
BrE BrE//kəˈnuːdlɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kəˈnuːdlɪŋ//
 
 
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(of two people) to kiss and touch each other in a sexual way Word Origin mid 19th cent. (originally US): of unknown origin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: canoodle