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fiddly

/ (ˈfɪdlɪ) /
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adjective -dlier or -dliest

small and awkward to do or handle

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Example sentences from the Web for fiddly

  • I also like a bird's beak knife, for fiddly decorative things like making radish flowers and skinning apples in one long peel.

    The 2012 Holiday Kitchen Gift Guide|Megan McArdle|December 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
  • Less fiddly than trying to get artificial vision that can accurately grasp the bars.

    Makers|Cory Doctorow
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