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Synonyms for fiddle

fidget

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tinker

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fraud

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violin

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Synonyms for fiddle

to move one's fingers or hands in a nervous or aimless fashion

to handle something idly, ignorantly, or destructively

fiddle away: to pass (time) without working or in avoiding work

Synonyms for fiddle

bowed stringed instrument that is the highest member of the violin family

avoid (one's assigned duties)

commit fraud and steal from one's employer

play the violin or fiddle

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play on a violin

manipulate manually or in one's mind or imagination

play around with or alter or falsify, usually secretively or dishonestly

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try to fix or mend

References in periodicals archive ?
FROM busking in the street to playing Buckingham Palace, Bruce MacGregor has fiddled his way to the top.
SO OUR MPs have fiddled maybe half a million pounds over the last year.
A CLEANER fiddled pounds 22,000 in benefits while dusting and vacuuming for the Queen.
The audience whistled and applauded as Tommy, never lifting his head to scan the audience, fiddled his way through song after song.
So when it is said that the Emperor Nero fiddled while Rome burned, it does not mean he was actually playing a fiddle (Page 63, January 2).