verb (used without object), fid·dled, fid·dling.
verb (used with object), fid·dled, fid·dling.
- to falsify: to fiddle the account books.
- to cheat: to fiddle the company out of expense money.
British Dictionary definitions for fit as a fiddle
Word Origin for fiddle
Culture definitions for fit as a fiddle
Idioms and Phrases with fit as a fiddle (1 of 2)
fit as a fiddle
In excellent form or health. For example, He's not just recovered, he's fit as a fiddle. The original allusion of this simile has been lost. Its survival is probably due to the pleasant sound of its alliteration. [Early 1600s]
Idioms and Phrases with fit as a fiddle (2 of 2)
In addition to the idiom beginning with fiddle
- fiddle while Rome burns
- fit as a fiddle
- hang up (one's fiddle)
- play second fiddle