Fiddling - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfɪdlɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word fiddling
Brit.  |ˈfɪdlɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word fiddling
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to fiddle

adjective

- (informal) small and of little importance(syn: footling, lilliputian, little, niggling, petty, picayune, piddling, piffling, trivial)

a fiddling sum of money

Examples

...you should delegate these fiddling matters to your staff so that you can focus on more important issues...

fiddling little jobs around the house

It's so annoying, the way she keeps fiddling about with her hair.

Stop fiddling your expenses accounts.

Stop fiddling, will you!

She was at her desk in the living room, fiddling with a deck of cards.

Bert had been fiddling his income tax for years.

I've been fiddling around with this old car for months but I still can't get it to work.

The bus company is always fiddling around with the schedules.

After fiddling with the tuning I finally got JFM.

I don't have the right tools to start fiddling around with the engine.

Who has been fiddling around with my computer?

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