Definition of noodly in English:

noodly

adjective

Irish English, Regional
informal
  • Stupid, silly.

adjective

  • 1Resembling, containing, or made of noodles; characterized by the use of noodles.

  • 2US informal. In extended use: resembling or characteristic of a noodle in some way, especially in being weak or thin.

adjective

depreciative
  • Of music or its performance: characterized by noodling; intricate, (over-)elaborate; improvisatory or aimless.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Shamrock (Dublin). Perhaps from noodle + -y<br>1930s. From noodle + -y<br>1980s; earliest use found in The Washington Post. From noodle or noodle + -y.

Pronunciation

noodly

/ˈnuːd(ə)li/