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1fiddle/ˈfɪdl̟/noun
pluralfiddles
1fiddle
/ˈfɪdl̟/
noun
pluralfiddles
Learner's definition of FIDDLE  
[count]informal
British  : a dishonest way of getting money : swindle scam

fit as a fiddle

— see 1fit

play second fiddle

: to have a less important position or status than someone or something else : to be regarded or treated as less important — often + to
2fiddle/ˈfɪdl̟/verb
fiddlesfiddledfiddling/ˈfɪdlɪŋ/
2fiddle
/ˈfɪdl̟/
verb
fiddlesfiddledfiddling/ˈfɪdlɪŋ/
Learner's definition of FIDDLE  
[no object]informal  : to play a violin — used especially to describe playing folk music, country music, etc., on a violin
[+ object]chiefly British, informal  : to secretly change (something, such as information) in a harmful or dishonest way

fiddle around

[phrasal verb]or chiefly Britishfiddle about
: to spend time in activity that does not have a real purpose

fiddle with

[phrasal verb]
fiddle with (something) 
: to move or handle (something) with your hands or fingers in a nervous way
: to change or handle (something, such as the controls of a machine) in a way that shows you are not sure what to do
: to change (something) in a harmful or foolish way

— fiddler

/ˈfɪdl̟ɚ/noun,pluralfiddlers[count]
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