Main definitions of noah in English

: noah1Noah2

noah1

noun

Australian
informal
  • A shark.

Origin

1940s: from rhyming slang Noah's ark.

Pronunciation

noah

/nəʊə/

Main definitions of noah in English

: noah1Noah2

Noah2

proper noun

  • (in the Bible) a Hebrew patriarch represented as tenth in descent from Adam. According to a story in Genesis he made the ark which saved his family and specimens of every animal from the Flood.

Pronunciation

Noah

/ˈnəʊə/