noodle around

noodle around

to wander around; to fiddle around with something. I couldn't find the instructions so I spent the afternoon noodling around, trying to find out how it worked. I noodled around until I found the right address.
See also: around, noodle
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Noodle around the idea with a trusted pal, and if you decide it'll fly, make the approach.
The biggest gift I could give Mel, of course, would be if I'd prodded him to sit down and noodle around on his Korg.
People have had more time to noodle around," one agent says.
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I noodle around on some string instruments--guitar, Persian harp--and I am learning piano now, but I wouldn't call it "playing.
In many continuous improvement processes, you make a recommendation and then noodle around with it for six months before making a decision.
Dinner at the super- trendy Buddha Bar is a gourmet delight - except for the wafer-thin models opposite, who push a noodle around their plate and then rush to the loo.