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FIDDLE





Definition:

  1. [noun] bowed stringed instrument that is the highest member of the violin family; this instrument has four strings and a hollow body and an unfretted fingerboard and is played with a bow
    Synonyms: violin

  2. [verb] avoid (one's assigned duties); "The derelict soldier shirked his duties"
    Synonyms: shirk, shrink from, goldbrick

  3. [verb] commit fraud and steal from one's employer; "We found out that she had been fiddling for years"

  4. [verb] play the violin or fiddle

  5. [verb] play on a violin; "Zuckerman fiddled that song very nicely"

  6. [verb] manipulate manually or in one's mind or imagination; "She played nervously with her wedding ring"; "Don't fiddle with the screws"; "He played with the idea of running for the Senate"
    Synonyms: toy, diddle, play

  7. [verb] play around with or alter or falsify, usually secretively or dishonestly; "Someone tampered with the documents on my desk"; "The reporter fiddle with the facts"
    Synonyms: tamper, monkey

  8. [verb] try to fix or mend; "Can you tinker with the T.V. set
    Synonyms: tinker

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