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  • n  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
  • v  avoid (one's assigned duties)
  • v  commit fraud and steal from one's employer
  • v  play the violin or fiddle
  • v  play on a violin
    Zuckerman fiddled that song very nicely
  • v  manipulate manually or in one's mind or imagination
    Don't fiddle with the screws
  • v  play around with or alter or falsify, usually secretively or dishonestly
    The reporter fiddle with the facts
  • v  try to fix or mend
    She always fiddles with her van on the weekend

  • In all Europe there is no match for Sergei Koussevitzky, bull fiddler.
  • It fits in your pocket and has a wired remote so you don't have to fiddle much during sweaty workouts.
  • Well, my fiddle was my daddy's til the day he died And he took me by the hand and held me close to his side He said.
News & Articles

  • Sony's Open SmartWatch project lets devs tinker with its firmware
    Starting today, advanced developers can fiddle with Sony's SmartWatch with more freedom than ever before. With the Open SmartWatch project, the company is now allowing devs to create and flash their own firmware to the device, paving the way for greater exploration of its potential. Previously, third-party innovation was limited to the official Add-on SDK, but with a slew of resources posted on ...
    June 13, 2013 - Engadget
  • Froome eyes Tour success for years to come
    LONDON (Reuters) - Briton Chris Froome made clear on Wednesday that he has no intention of ever again playing second fiddle to compatriot and Sky team mate Bradley Wiggins on the Tour de France. The 28-year-old, winner of the Criterium du Dauphine on Sunday, told the Times newspaper that he wanted to be in a position to win the Tour for years to come. "I've got my goals and personally where I ...
    June 12, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! Sports
  • Fiddle & Griddle underway in Roswell
    Downtown Roswell is closed to traffic this weekend starting Friday for the second annual Fiddle & Griddle Festival. Read more at
    June 8, 2013 - KOB 4 Albuquerque

  • George Osborne in MarketWatch
    I am the first chancellor to remove the temptation to fiddle the figures by giving up control over the economic and fiscal forecast,Osborne said.
  • Dean Wilson in USA Today
    I've struggled a little bit,Wilson said. "I took a couple weeks off and just went home and tried to clear my brain and just play golf rather than maybe sit on the range and fiddle with my swing. I think that helped."
  • Shooter Jennings in Washington Post
    There are background singers and a lot more fiddle and the Oak Ridge Boys are on there and Doug Kershaw,Jennings said. "Lyrically, it's more personal. But it's very much a country record."

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