tiddler

noun tid·dler \ ˈti-dᵊl-ər , ˈtid-lər \
Updated on: 8 Dec 2017

Definition of tiddler

British
: a small fish (such as a stickleback or minnow)

Examples of tiddler in a Sentence

  1. The company is no tiddler.

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Origin and Etymology of tiddler

probably from English dialect tiddly little


TIDDLER Defined for English Language Learners

tiddler

noun

Definition of tiddler for English Language Learners

  • : a small fish

  • : a small and unimportant person or thing


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