Definition Of diddling


cheat or swindle (someone) so as to deprive them of something.

he thought he'd been diddled out of his change

have sexual intercourse with (someone).

pass time aimlessly or unproductively.

why diddle around with slow costly tests?

Example Of diddling

  • A few months ago, a father and son were done for diddling the taxman out of £250,000.

  • A quick glance at the digital car clock told him that it was currently 9: 30 pm; they had spent a long time diddling around the studio without noticing the time flying by.

  • And it wasn't just the UN and governments that diddled .

  • And some people want to allow this same smirking pampered elitist hypocrite to diddle with the U.S. Constitution?

  • As we fiddle, and diddle and argue about this issue, it is going on in places like Europe and China and India and we could be falling behind here.

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