MEANING: adjective: Nagging, pestering, annoying, or complaining.

ETYMOLOGY: From noodge (to pester; one who pesters), from Yiddish nudyen (to pester, bore), from Polish nudzic. A cousin of this word is nudnik (a boring pest). Earliest documented use: 1969.

NOODLY - over-intellectual, egg-headed

GOOD-GY - Battler against Evil; the one in the white hat

NOOGY - (var. sp.) head rub with knuckles, intended playfully to cause irritation and minor discomfort