Nurdle vs Nuddle - What's the difference?

nurdle | nuddle |


As verbs the difference between nurdle and nuddle

is that nurdle is (cricket) to score runs by gently nudging the ball into vacant areas of the fieldhttp://newsbbccouk/sport1/hi/cricket/england/6668549stm 1349: "collingwood picks up the first run after lunch with a nurdle to wide mid-on" while nuddle is (uk|dialect) to walk quickly with the head bent forward.

As a noun nurdle

is (cricket) such a shot.

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nurdle

English

Verb

(nurdl)
  • (cricket) To score runs by gently nudging the ball into vacant areas of the field.http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/cricket/england/6668549.stm 1349: "Collingwood picks up the first run after lunch with a nurdle to wide mid-on."
  • (conversation) To gently waffle or muse on a subject which one clearly knows little about.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • (cricket) Such a shot.
  • A cylindrical shaped pre-production plastic pellet used in manufacturing and packaging.
  • A blob of toothpaste shaped like a wave, often depicted on toothpaste packaging.http://www.doubletongued.org/index.php/dictionary/nurdle/http://blogs.wsj.com/law/2010/07/29/colgate-glaxosmithkline-set-to-battle-over-toothpaste-nurdle/ Wall Street Journal, July 29, 2010, "Colgate, GlaxoSmithKline, Set to Battle Over Toothpaste ‘Nurdle’"
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    nuddle

    English

    Alternative forms

    * nudle

    Verb

    (nuddl)
  • (UK, dialect) To walk quickly with the head bent forward.
  • Usage notes

    * Often used with (along). (Webster 1913)