condiddle

transitive verb
con·​did·​dle | \ kən ˈdidᵊl \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of condiddle

dialectal, British
: to make away with secretly : steal, waste

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History and Etymology for condiddle

probably from com- + diddle

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“Condiddle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/condiddle. Accessed 17 Apr. 2021.

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