1. puddle Noun A small pool of water, usually on a path or road.
  2. puddle Noun Stagnant or polluted water.
  3. puddle Noun A homogeneous mixture of clay, water, and sometimes grit, used to line a canal or pond to make it watertight.
  4. puddle Verb To form a puddle.
  5. puddle Verb To play or splash in a puddle.
  6. puddle Verb To process iron by means of puddling.
  7. puddle Verb To line a canal with puddle (clay).
  8. puddle Verb To collect ideas, especially abstract concepts, into rough subtopics or categories, as in study, research or conversation.