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Monday, April 06, 2015

Definitions for diddle

  1. Informal. to cheat; swindle; hoax.

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Citations for diddle
"There's only so much even Parliament can do about the Viceroyalty of the Cape, much less the throne. The way they diddle the franchise laws over there — " He shrugged. S. M. Stirling, The Peshawar Lancers, 2003
Technology should catch crooks, not let the crooks diddle society with the technology. Catherine Coulter, Riptide, 2000
Origin of diddle
1800-1810
Diddle is of unknown origin. It entered English in the early 1800s.