fit as a fiddle

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of fit as a fiddle

informal
: in good physical condition : very healthy and strong
  • I feel (as) fit as a fiddle this morning.

Word by Word Definitions

fit play
  1. : a division of a poem or song

  1. : adapted to an end or design : suitable by nature or by art

  2. : adapted to the environment so as to be capable of surviving

  3. : acceptable from a particular viewpoint (as of competence or morality) : proper

  1. : a sudden violent attack of a disease (such as epilepsy) especially when marked by convulsions or unconsciousness : paroxysm

  2. : a sudden but transient attack of a physical disturbance

  3. : a sudden burst or flurry (as of activity)

  1. : to be suitable for or to : harmonize with

  2. : to be seemly or proper for

  3. : to conform correctly to the shape or size of

  1. : the fact, condition, or manner of fitting or being fitted: such as

  2. : the way clothing fits the wearer

  3. : the degree of closeness between surfaces in an assembly of parts

  1. : dialectal past tense and past participle of fight

fiddle play
  1. : violin

  2. : a device (such as a slat, rack, or light railing) to keep objects from sliding off a table aboard ship

  3. : fiddlesticks

  1. : to play on a fiddle

  2. : to move the hands or fingers restlessly

  3. : to spend time in aimless or fruitless activity : putter, tinker


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