Adjective "Fiddled" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Fiddled


    Definition:

    1. a musical instrument of the viol family.

    2. violin: Her aunt plays first fiddle with the state symphony orchestra.

    3. Nautical. a small ledge or barrier raised in heavy weather to keep dishes, pots, utensils, etc., from sliding off tables and stoves.

    4. British Informal. swindle; fraud. verb (used without object), fiddled, fiddling.

    5. to play on the fiddle.

    6. to make trifling or fussing movements with the hands (often followed by with): fiddling with his cuffs.

    7. to t

    Origin:
    fiddle

    Examples:

    "figures can be fiddled."

    "edges can be fiddled."