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noogie

1. noun The act of rubbing one's knuckles forcefully against another's scalp, typically as a playful prank. My older brother always gives me a noogie whenever I see him.
2. noun To rub one's knuckles on another's scalp in such a manner. Each of the fours boys took turns noogying their friend.
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noogie

n. a painful rubbing of someone’s scalp with the knuckles. Bob gave Bill a noogie and Bill punched him in the gut.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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