verb (used without object), fid·dle-fad·dled, fid·dle-fad·dling.
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Origin of fiddle-faddle
OTHER WORDS FROM fiddle-faddlefiddle-faddler, noun
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On Wall Street, Bank of America plays a perpetual second fiddle to JPMorgan Chase Co., the only U.S. bank that holds more assets.Megabanks Have The Federal Prison System Locked Up|Center for Public Integrity|October 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"He looked at it and he started to fiddle with the cable," Mrs. Perez told The Telegraph.
Willie Polk played the fiddle and another boy, call him Shoefus, played the guitar, like I did.Stanley Booth on the Life and Hard Times of Blues Genius Furry Lewis|Stanley Booth|June 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His dad, an electrical engineer, was always bringing home technology that the young Sapan would fiddle with.New York’s Hologram King Is Also the City’s Last Pro Holographer|Nina Strochlic|May 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There the lingua franca is Cajun French, and folks love to fiddle, dance and most of all, eat.
Then he clapped his fiddle under his chin and without more ado struck up "Bobbing Joan."The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
Their jurisdictions overlapped and the Gascon would play second fiddle to no one save to his great brother-in-law.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
A view of the duchess's ball-room, or of the dining-table of the earl, will supersede all occasion for lengthy fiddle-faddle.
Fiddle-cases seem to have been used almost solely for travelling purposes.Antonio Stradivari|Horace William Petherick
Then you'll concide that you are there but you oughtn't to be, and kind of slide out without your hat and forget your fiddle.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd