noodling


noodling
n
behaving in an aimless and/or unhurried manner. This use of the word is vari-ously explained as being inspired by the length and consistency of noodles, or as an alteration of 'nodules' - the object apparently of leisurely 'fossicking' by
Australian miners.
► 'The Dead would crank up an old standard ... and zone off into extended soloing and noodling as their LSD trips unfurled.' (Q magazine, March 1997)

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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