American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To scribble aimlessly, especially when preoccupied.
- v. To kill time.
- v. To draw (figures) while preoccupied.
- n. A figure, design, or scribble drawn or written absent-mindedly.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To dandle.
- n. A trifler; a simple fellow.
- To drone, as a bagpipe.
- n. dated A fool, a simpleton, a mindless person.
- n. A small mindless sketch, etc.
- n. childish Penis.
- v. To draw or scribble (something) aimlessly
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A trifler; a simple fellow.
- v. make a doodle; draw aimlessly
- n. an aimless drawing
- Influenced by dawdle, from German dudeln ("to play (the bagpipe)"), from dudel ("a bagpipe"), from Czech or Polish dudy ("a bagpipe"), from Turkish düdük ("a flute"). (Wiktionary)
- English dialectal, to fritter away time, perhaps from doodle, fool; see doodlebug. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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“Jeffrey struggles with the situation until he discovers that the most strong-willed doodle is powerless against a well-told tale.”
“She titled her doodle "A New Beginning" to express her wish that "out of the current crisis, discoveries will be found to help the Earth prosper once more.”
“(The composer for this film, doodle-doodle-doodle, is Philip Glass.)”
“This wasn't a big problem until 1976, when the US changed its rules and did away with copyright registration, so that everyone who created anything got an automatic lifetime-plus-decades copyright on it, from the lowliest napkin doodle to the most trivial Usenet post.”
“According to the authors of a book called "Presidential Doodles", this doodle is a "drawing of a jack-o’-lantern-style face and an ostrich-like bird surely ranks as one of the greatest doodles in presidential history.”
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““There once was a dandy called doodle,” said Sandra wearily.”
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