Definition of on the fiddle in English:

on the fiddle

  • British informal Engaged in cheating or swindling.
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    • Now in spite of the fact Duke'd been on the fiddle, neither his wife nor his dreaded mother-in-law knew about his shenanigans.
    • The cross section of hospitals that were tested was only a fraction in the country and we can safely assume that statistically most of those will be on the fiddle too.
    • Our main suspicion was a sales droid on the fiddle.
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Word of the day coloratura
Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody