diddle

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did·dle

verb \ˈdi-dəl\
did·dleddid·dling \ˈdid-liŋ, -dəl-iŋ\

Definition of DIDDLE

transitive verb
1
chiefly dialect :  to move with short rapid motions
2
:  to waste (as time) in trifling
3
:  hoax, swindle
4
often vulgar :  to copulate with
intransitive verb
1
:  dawdle, fool
2
:  fiddle, toy —usually used with with <diddled with the machine until it broke>
did·dler \ˈdid-lər, -dəl-ər\ noun

Examples of DIDDLE

  1. He had tried to diddle his insurance agency.
  2. She felt she had been diddled out of her inheritance.

Origin of DIDDLE

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1786

Rhymes with DIDDLE

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