Do you hear it saying it could have excused her for that fiddle-faddle with a younger—a young lover?
Is she crying out her eyes over that piece of fiddle-faddle?
Dost thou think I will fiddle-faddle about myself like a woman?
Far better to teach your daughter to brew and bake than all the modern 'ologies' and fiddle-faddle in the world!
He said one day to me, "Why don't you give up your fiddle-faddle of geology and zoology, and turn to the occult sciences!"
There's a lot of "fiddle-faddle" wrapped up in that word "inspiration."
Well might the merit of your passion be doubted, you say, if, like Mr. Solmes—fiddle-faddle!
He might indeed have been well designated as "a fiddle-faddle bit of sterling."
He said one day to me, "Why don't you give up your fiddle-faddle of geology and zoology, and turn to the occult sciences?"
1570s (n.); 1630s (v.), apparently a reduplication of obsolete faddle "to trifle."
An exclamation of irritation, disapproval, dismissal, etc (1671+)
Nonsense; foolishness; bullshit: such homemade fiddle-faddle (1577+)