fiddling

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

Definition of fiddling

  1. :  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>

1652

First Known Use of fiddling

1652



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