- The definition of a noggin is an informal, slang term for the human head.
An example of a noggin is what you bump when you accidently bang your head on the door frame of the car when you are getting in or out.
She has bumped her noggin.
- a small cup or mug
- one fourth of a pint: a measure for ale or liquor
- ☆ Informal the head
Origin of nogginprobably ; from nog
- A small mug or cup.
- A unit of liquid measure equal to one quarter of a pint.
- Slang The human head.
Origin of nogginOrigin unknown.
Origin unknown. (Irish naigín, Scottish Gaelic noigean are both from English.) Compare nog.