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fiddle–faddle

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noun fid·dle–fad·dle \ˈfi-dəl-ˌfa-dəl\

Definition of fiddle–faddle

  1. :  nonsense —often used as an interjection



Origin and Etymology of fiddle–faddle

reduplication of fiddle (fiddlesticks)


First Known Use: 1577

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