Thesaurus

diddle

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of diddle

2 to rob by the use of trickery or threats
  • an unscrupulous Broadway producer diddles little old ladies by persuading them to invest in a surefire flop

Synonyms for diddle

Words Related to diddle

Phrases Synonymous with diddle

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About diddle

Time Traveler for diddle

Time Traveler

The first known use of diddle was in 1786

See more words from the same year

Cite this Entry

“Diddle.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/diddle. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on diddle

Dictionary: Definition of diddle

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Return of Name that Color!

  • a light greenish blue color
  • Name that color:
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!