did·dle verb \ˈdi-dəl\
did·dleddid·dling \ˈdid-liŋ, -dəl-iŋ\
chiefly dialect : to move with short rapid motions
: to waste (as time) in trifling
often vulgar : to copulate with
Examples of DIDDLE
- He had tried to diddle his insurance agency.
- She felt she had been diddled out of her inheritance.
Origin of DIDDLE
First Known Use: 1786
Related to DIDDLE
- crawl, creep, dally, dawdle, delay, dillydally, drag, lag, linger, loiter, lollygag (also lallygag), mope, poke, shilly-shally, tarry
- barrel, bolt, career, course, dash, fly, hasten, hotfoot (it), hurry, race, rip, rocket, run, rush, scoot, scud, scurry, speed, tear, whirl, whisk, whiz (or whizz), zip
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