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Diddle

Diddle Meaning & Definition
Diddle Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Diddle?

[v] manipulate manually or in one's mind or imagination; "She played nervously with her wedding ring"; "Don't fiddle with the screws"; "He played with the idea of running for the Senate"
[v] deprive of by deceit; "He swindled me out of my inheritance"; "She defrauded the customers who trusted her"; "the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Diddle: bunco | con | defraud | fiddle | goldbrick | gyp | mulct | nobble | play | rook | scam | swindle | toy | victimize

Related Terms | Find terms related to Diddle: ball | bamboozle | be intimate | beat | beguile | beguile of | beguile the time | betray | bilk | bluff | bunco | burn | burn daylight | cajole | cheat | cheat on | chisel | chouse | chouse out of | circumvent | cog | cog the dice | cohabit | come together | commit adultery | con | conjure | consume time | copulate | couple | cover | cozen | crib | dabble | dally | dawdle | deceive | defraud | delude | dillydally | do | do in | do out of | doodle | double-cross | drone | dupe | euchre | finagle | flam | fleece | flimflam | fob | footle | forestall | fornicate | fribble | frig | fritter away time | fudge | gammon | get around | gouge | gull | gyp | have | have sex | have sexual relations | hoax | hocus | hocus-pocus | hornswaggle | humbug | juggle | kill time | lag | lallygag | lay | laze | let down | lie with | linger | loaf | loiter | loll | lollygag | lose time | lounge | make it with | make love | make out | mate | mock | mount | mulct | outmaneuver | outreach | outsmart | outwit | overreach | pack the deal | pass the time | piddle | pigeon | play one false | poke | potter | practice fraud upon | put something over | putter | rook | scam | screw | sell gold bricks | serve | service | shave | shortchange | sleep with | snow | stack the cards | stick | sting | string along | swindle | take | take a dive | take in | thimblerig | throw a fight | trick | trifle | two-time | victimize | waste time

See Also | beat | cheat | chisel | entertain | flirt with | manipulate | rip off | short | short-change | think about | think of | toy with

Diddle In Webster's Dictionary

\Did"dle\, v. i. [Cf. {Daddle}.] To totter, as a child in walking. [Obs.] --Quarles.
\Did"dle\, v. t. [Perh. from AS. dyderian to deceive, the letter r being changed to l.] To cheat or overreach. [Colloq.] --Beaconsfield.

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