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diddle1

did·dle1

diddle1

 
pronunciation:
dI dl
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: diddled, diddles, diddling
definition: (informal) to cheat or swindle.
They diddled him out of his money.
similar words:
cheat, gyp
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: (informal) to waste time loafing; dawdle.
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derivation: diddler (n.)