fiddle around

Definition of fiddle around

  1. :  to spend time in activity that does not have a real purpose They spent hours just fiddling around when they should have been working.

Word by Word Definitions

fiddleplay
  1. :  violin

    :  a device (as a slat, rack, or light railing) to keep objects from sliding off a table aboard ship

    :  fiddlesticks

  1. :  to play on a fiddle

    :  to move the hands or fingers restlessly

    :  to spend time in aimless or fruitless activity :  putter, tinker

aroundplay
  1. :  in a circle or in circumference

    :  in, along, or through a circuit

    :  on all or various sides :  in every or any direction

  1. :  on all sides of

    :  so as to encircle or enclose

    :  so as to avoid or get past :  on or to another side of

  1. :  about

    :  being in existence, evidence, or circulation


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