Meaning of guddle in English:


Pronunciation /ˈɡʌd(ə)l/


[no object]Scottish
  • 1Fish with the hands by groping under the stones or banks of a stream.

    ‘Despite the general exuberance, nobody went guddling for piranhas in the Glasshouse zoo.’
    • ‘As well as his normal boyish pursuits of guddling for trout, playing pranks on PC Murdoch, and avoiding maths tests, Wullie has a love interest.’
    1. 1.1with object Catch (a fish) by guddling.


Mid 17th century of unknown origin.