What does the word fiddle mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A violin.

  • Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

  • To play on a fiddle; trifle or toy with.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Fiddier.

Usage examples for fiddle

  1. At last for all her oath she told me that she had made herself sure to a fellow that comes to their house that can only fiddle for his living, and did keep him company, and had plainly told her that she was sure to him never to leave him for any body else. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  2. Tellier let his fiddle hang. – The Blazed Trail by Stewart Edward White
  3. She declared he could only fiddle fer dancin', he couldn't foller singin'. – Watch Yourself Go By by Al. G. Field