[also pl.]Slang a vigorous, playful rubbing or rapping of the knuckles on another's head
Origin of noogiefrom uncertain or unknown; perhaps
- (slang) An act of putting a person in a headlock and rubbing one's knuckles on the other person's head, often a playful gesture of affection when done lightly.
(third-person singular simple present noogies, present participle noogying, simple past and past participle noogied)
- (slang) To perform a noogie on.