The question surrounding the noodle recedes, replaced by new ones: What makes a marriage?
They make a noodle out of dosa batter with an extruder made specifically for the dish.
But imagine if those kindergarten children began to insist that their noodle art was the absolute, perfect truth!
Imagine if they began to quarrel and fight and kill over which piece of noodle art was best!
Early arrival is essential unless you enjoy waiting 20 minutes for noodle soup.
On another occasion the noodle again went through the village, and met some people carrying a dead man.
Helen, go after him—do anything—anything—to make the noodle understand.
noodle brandished till the whole garden swarmed with their kind.
Of course I share your idea, that a husband in such a position is a noodle.
noodle waited for three hours; then he took up the firestone ring, and putting it on his finger set out into the world.
"narrow strip of dried dough," 1779, from German Nudel, which is of unknown origin. West Flemish noedel and French nouille are German loan-words. The older noun meaning "simpleton, stupid person" (1753) probably is an unrelated word, as is the slang word for "head" (attested from 1914).
1937 (implied in noodling), from noun meaning "improvised music," 1926, probably from noodle (n.), on analogy of the suppleness of the food and that of the trills and improvised phrases in jazz improvisations. Related: Noodled.
The head; the mind: Most of the fellows running television today are sick in the noodle (1914+)
[origin unknown; the ''play around'' senses perhaps influenced by doodle; noddle in the noun sense is found by 1579]
A stupid person; fool; simpleton •Still predominantly British: Something that noodle at Interior might reflect on
[1753+; origin unknown; perhaps fr noodle the food, fr German nudel, because of its limp and wormlike connotations]