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English → English (WordNet) Definition: fiddle fiddle n : 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 [syn: violin] fiddle v 1: avoid (one's assigned duties); “The derelict soldier shirked his duties” [syn: shirk, shrink from, goldbrick] 2: commit fraud and steal from one's employer; “We found out that she had been fiddling for years” 3: play the violin or fiddle 4: play on a violin; “Zuckerman fiddled that song very nicely” 5: 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” [syn: toy, diddle, play] 6: 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” [syn: tamper, monkey] 7: try to fix or mend; “Can you tinker with the T.V. set--it's not working right”; “She always fiddles with her van on the weekend” [syn: tinker]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Fiddle Fiddle \Fid"dle\ (f[i^]d"d'l), n. [OE. fidele, fithele, AS. fi[eth]ele; akin to D. vedel, OHG. fidula, G. fiedel, Icel. fi[eth]la, and perh. to E. viol. Cf. Viol.] 1. (Mus.) A stringed instrument of music played with a bow; a violin; a kit. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) A kind of dock (Rumex pulcher) with fiddle-shaped leaves; -- called also fiddle dock. [1913 Webster] 3. (Naut.) A rack or frame of bars connected by strings, to keep table furniture in place on the cabin table in bad weather. --Ham. Nav. Encyc. [1913 Webster] Fiddle beetle (Zo["o]l.), a Japanese carabid beetle (Damaster blaptoides); -- so called from the form of the body. Fiddle block (Naut.), a long tackle block having two sheaves of different diameters in the same plane, instead of side by side as in a common double block. --Knight. Fiddle bow, fiddlestick. Fiddle fish (Zo["o]l.), the angel fish. Fiddle head, See fiddle head in the vocabulary. Fiddle pattern, a form of the handles of spoons, forks, etc., somewhat like a violin. Scotch fiddle, the itch. (Low) To play first fiddle, or To play second fiddle, to take a leading or a subordinate part. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] Fiddle \Fid"dle\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Fiddled; p. pr. & vb. n. Fiddling.] 1. To play on a fiddle. [1913 Webster] Themistocles . . . said he could not fiddle, but he could make a small town a great city. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. To keep the hands and fingers actively moving as a fiddler does; to move the hands and fingers restlessy or in busy idleness; to trifle. [1913 Webster] Talking, and fiddling with their hats and feathers. --Pepys. [1913 Webster] Fiddle \Fid"dle\, v. t. To play (a tune) on a fiddle. [1913 Webster]


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