fid·​dle·​back ˈfi-dᵊl-ˌbak How to pronounce fiddleback (audio)
: something resembling a fiddle

Examples of fiddleback in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As tested My test 2019 Mercedes-Benz G550 wore an exterior finish of Selenite Grey metallic and featured a Classic Red and Black Nappa leather interior with Natural grain fiddleback Ash wood trim accents. Arv Voss, Houston Chronicle, 18 Oct. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1890, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of fiddleback was in 1890

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Cite this Entry

“Fiddleback.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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