1 noodles (plural) long thin pieces of food made from a mixture of flour, water, and eggs, usually cooked in soup or boiling water: egg noodles
2 (C) old-fashioned a silly person
3 (C) AmE old-fashioned your head or brain: Use your noodle!

Longman dictionary of contemporary English. 2004.

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