diddle

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diddle

verb

Definition of DIDDLE

1
to move or act slowly <even though the hurricane was fast approaching, federal and local polticians wasted precious time diddling>
Related Words fiddle (around), fool around, mess around, monkey (around), play, potter (around), putter (around), trifle; hang (around or out), idle, loaf, loll, lounge; amble, ease, inch, lumber, plod, saunter, shuffle, stagger, stroll; decelerate, slow (down or up); filibuster, procrastinate, stall, temporize
2
to rob by the use of trickery or threats <an unscrupulous Broadway producer diddles little old ladies by persuading them to invest in a surefire flop>

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