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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

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THE Martyrs played second fiddle to a promotion party at Penydarren Park for King's Lynn, the Norfolk side securing a 2-0 victory to lift the Southern League Premier Division title.
Ancient Greece has always played second fiddle to Rome in the movies, says Nisbet (classics, U.
FORMULA ONE: Anthony Davidson was fastest when practice began for the United States Grand Prix but the first track action of the weekend at Indianapolis played second fiddle to the World Cup action.
For too long, Scottish sport has played second fiddle to our neighbours in the UK and Europe.
Whether it's as a member of the West Valley League or by City Section officials, the Highlanders have long played second fiddle.
The Warrington-based driver, brother of former Spice Girl Mel C, has played second fiddle at Vauxhall for most of this season as Yvan Muller and James Thompson have fought out a close title scrap.
The Birkenhead-based team played second fiddle to Odd Socks this week at Burton Mere but stayed in touch as part of a three-way tie for second place.