tax fiddler

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of tax fiddler

British
: a person who lies to avoid paying taxes

Word by Word Definitions

tax play
  1. : a charge usually of money imposed by authority on persons or property for public purposes

  2. : a sum levied on members of an organization to defray expenses

  3. : a heavy demand

  1. : to levy a tax on

  2. : to make onerous and rigorous demands on

  3. : charge, accuse

  1. : arrangement

fiddle play fiddler
  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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