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Date: 1600-1700
Origin: Perhaps from doodle 'to make fun of', from Low German dudeltopf 'stupid person'

doodle

verb
     
Related topics: Visual
doo‧dle [intransitive]
AV to draw shapes, lines, or patterns without really thinking about what you are doing:
Brad was doodling on a sheet of paper.
doodle noun [countable]

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