fiddle away


fiddled away; fiddling away; fiddles away

transitive verb

: to fritter away
fiddling away the time

Examples of fiddle away in a Sentence

fiddled away the entire evening surfing the Internet

Word History

First Known Use

1667, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of fiddle away was in 1667

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Cite this Entry

“Fiddle away.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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