fiddly

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adjective fid·dly \ˈfi-dəl-ē\

Definition of fiddly

chiefly British

  1. :  requiring close attention to detail :  fussy; especially :  requiring an annoying amount of close attention the tiny control buttons on the back are fiddly — M. J. McNamara

Examples of fiddly in a Sentence

  1. connecting up all the wires and the other fiddly bits

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First Known Use of fiddly

1926


FIDDLY Defined for English Language Learners

fiddly

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adjective

Definition of fiddly for English Language Learners

  • : awkward or difficult to handle because of many small parts or details


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