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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 ?
When I was here Friday we went out and did a lot of bunker shots and fiddled around.
They stuck me in on Tuesday, fiddled around and I had to go back Wednesday morning for some follow-up stuff.
The rest have mainly fiddled around with excises on cigarettes.
A man appeared, opened the machine and fiddled around inside for ages, eventually fixing it.
We've lost the past (you only have to look at the various economic, social and educational indicators in Wales to realise that) because the Welsh Government has fiddled around at the edges of our national life rather than confront the major issues facing us.