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Overview of noun fiddle

The noun fiddle has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) violin, fiddle

(bowed stringed instrument that is the highest member of the violin family; this instrument has four strings and a hollow body and an unfretted fingerboard and is played with a bow)

Overview of verb fiddle

The verb fiddle has 7 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. fiddle, shirk, shrink from, goldbrick

(avoid (one's assigned duties); "The derelict soldier shirked his duties")

2. fiddle

(commit fraud and steal from one's employer; "We found out that she had been fiddling for years")

3. fiddle

(play the violin or fiddle)

4. fiddle

(play on a violin; "Zuckerman fiddled that song very nicely")

5. toy, fiddle, diddle, play

(manipulate manually or in one's mind or imagination; "She played nervously with her wedding ring"; "Don't fiddle with the screws"; "He played with the idea of running for the Senate")

6. tamper, fiddle, monkey

(play around with or alter or falsify, usually secretively or dishonestly; "Someone tampered with the documents on my desk"; "The reporter fiddle with the facts")

7. tinker, fiddle

(try to fix or mend; "Can you tinker with the T.V. set © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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