quiddle

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verb

quid·​dle
ˈkwidᵊl
quiddled; quiddled; quiddling
-d(ᵊ)liŋ
; quiddles
chiefly dialectal

quiddle

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noun

"
plural -s
chiefly dialectal
: a fussy or fastidious person

Word History

Etymology

Verb

probably blend of quiddity and fiddle or twiddle

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“Quiddle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quiddle. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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