fiddling

[ fid-ling ]
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adjective
  1. trifling; trivial: a fiddling sum of money.

Origin of fiddling

1
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
  1. trifling or insignificant; petty

  2. another word for fiddly

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