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fiddling

adjective fid·dling \ ˈfid-liŋ , ˈfi-dᵊl-iŋ \

Definition of fiddling

: trifling, petty
  • a fiddling excuse

Examples of fiddling in a Sentence

  1. you should delegate these fiddling matters to your staff so that you can focus on more important issues

First Known Use of fiddling

1652

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fiddling

noun

Definition of fiddling

: the act of playing on a fiddle
  • … Schwarz brings up an orchestra member to do some country fiddling … .
  • —Heidi Waleson
  • One of the most compelling qualities of Southern fiddling is the rhythm.
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First Known Use of fiddling

15th century

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