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twiddles one's thumbs

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present tense third-person singular of twiddle one's thumbs

Synonyms & Antonyms of twiddles one's thumbs

to spend time doing nothing
  • He twiddled his thumbs in the waiting room before his name was called.

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“Twiddles one's thumbs.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/twiddles%20one%27s%20thumbs. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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