fiddling

[ fid-ling ]
/ ˈfɪd lɪŋ /

adjective

trifling; trivial: a fiddling sum of money.

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Origin of fiddling

late Middle English word dating back to 1425–75; see origin at fiddle, -ing2
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British Dictionary definitions for fiddling

fiddling
/ (ˈfɪdlɪŋ) /

adjective

trifling or insignificant; petty
another word for fiddly
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