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noggin

Pronunciation: /ˈnɑːgən; ˈnɒgɪn/

Translation of noggin in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 (head) [colloquial/familiar] [dated/anticuado] coco (masculine) [colloquial/familiar], mate (masculine) (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) [colloquial/familiar]
    Example sentences
    • Put your noggins together because two heads are better than one.
    • You could blow off Jim Phelps' head in one episode and he'd sport a fresh noggin the next week.
    • These kids have such a collection of knowledge in their noggins that I am constantly in awe.
    Example sentences
    • A follower of Airedale Beagles since 1956, he would stop by to enjoy a tot of whisky or a noggin of port before setting off behind the hounds.
    • William Sutton, first licensee of the aptly named Scenic Hotel, was up here in the 1840’s too, running a general store offering everything from lolly sticks to a noggin of wine before the pub was built about 130 years back.
  • 2 (drink) [dated/anticuado] traguito (masculine)

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