fiddle-faddle

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

Definition of fiddle-faddle

:nonsense often used as an interjection

Origin and Etymology of fiddle-faddle

reduplication of fiddle (fiddlesticks)



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