tweedle

[ tweed-l ]
/ ˈtwid l /

verb (used without object), twee·dled, twee·dling.

to produce high-pitched, modulated sounds, as a singer, bird, or musical instrument.
to perform lightly upon a musical instrument.

verb (used with object), twee·dled, twee·dling.

to lure by or as by music: The Pied Piper tweedled the children into following him.

Nearby words

  1. tweaker,
  2. twee,
  3. tweed,
  4. tweed, william marcy,
  5. tweeddale,
  6. tweedledum,
  7. tweedledum and tweedledee,
  8. tweedsmuir,
  9. tweedy,
  10. tweenager

Origin of tweedle

First recorded in 1675–85; imitative

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