Try Our Apps


What does the eggplant emoji really mean?


(intransitive) an obsolete word for fidget
Word Origin
C18: probably variant of dialect fitch to fidget
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for fidge
Historical Examples
  • fidge was a little alarmed at first, for they were really very ugly.

  • “I want to be as fat as old Mrs. Mofflet,” said fidge, mischievously.

  • "There ought to be a marquee like we had at the choir treat," said fidge.

    The Mysterious Shin Shira George Edward Farrow
  • I hurried up the steps, followed by Marjorie, Dick and fidge.

    The Mysterious Shin Shira George Edward Farrow
  • "And if you ask him—" began fidge, when the Duchess interrupted him.

    The Mysterious Shin Shira George Edward Farrow
  • “And a blue bow around its neck,” chimed in fidge, his eyes dancing with excitement.

  • And Dick, having given fidge a very long start, and Marjorie a slight advantage, declared himself ready to begin.

  • Just then, fidge, who had been playing on87 the shore, ran back with the news that the little thin fish wanted to speak to them.

  • Dick politely ran forward and hung on to146 one rope, while Marjorie and fidge took the other.

  • Dick and fidge climbed up to one of the upper berths, and Marjorie made herself comfortable in the one below them.

Word of the Day

Nearby words for fidge

Word Value for fidge

Scrabble Words With Friends