Definition of fiddle-faddle in English:
Trivial matters: nonsense: he’s concerned with petty fiddle-faddle about his personal arrangements
More example sentences
- There is, however, a glue that holds all this fiddle-faddle together and gives it a certain inner logic.
- And what is all that fiddle-faddle about the door sticking just by getting shut all the way?
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Late 16th century: reduplication of fiddle.
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