fidged; fidging

intransitive verb

chiefly Scotland
: fidget

Word History


probably alteration of English dialect fitch, from Middle English fichen

First Known Use

1575, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of fidge was in 1575

Dictionary Entries Near fidge

Cite this Entry

“Fidge.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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