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Synonyms for diddle

to get money or something else from by deceitful trickery

to pass time without working or in avoiding work

Synonyms for diddle

manipulate manually or in one's mind or imagination

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The 29-year-old, who is infamous for bedding footballer Ryan Giggs, seems to have realised that everyone is talking about the book which claims Simon Cowell diddled with Dannii Minogue and had sex dreams about Cheryl and thought, 'I'm going to get me a bit of that, I am'.
O Maggie Maggie May We're being diddled, robbed and put on Hope and jobs long gone In the worst recession we have ever known Children hopes are fading, politicians wading But the bankers just go on and on and on.
While interest-free loans sound great, actually many students could rightly feel diddled," said MoneySavingExpert.
Steven, who played for Marseille in the 1991-92 season, said: "If you ask anyone from that era there is a feeling we were diddled out of it.
Walsall is about to be diddled out of the Metro line.
OF course I feel desperately sorry for the people who rogue financial adviser and racehorse owner Graham Price diddled en route to a pounds 10million fraud haul.
The first wave of hacker crackdowns began in 1990 - an eternity on the cyber-event horizon - when the Secret Service began the above-ground phase of Operation Sun Devil, a two-year investigation into malicious hackers, who according to the SS's misunderstood "evidence" had diddled with AT&T, Bell South, and the New York City 911 system.
Meanwhile, David and Alicia are dodging flying crockery when Leyla finds out she's LOVE been diddled out of a PS70,000 inheritance.
Something is wrong with a system which doesn't work for those who need it and is easily diddled.
Less than an hour later ( still in broad daylight ( he returned to find that someone had bashed in the driver's door and then just diddled off, leaving an 18-year-old with a bill for pounds 800 for repairs ( or the risk of seeing his already huge insurance premium pushed even further up.