Definition of fiddling in English:

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fiddling

Pronunciation: /ˈfɪdlɪŋ/

adjective

Annoyingly trivial or petty: fiddling little details
More example sentences
  • A graph of relative drag is included for those interested in the fiddling details [see below].
  • It deliberately puts in a lot of fiddling little details that drag out the story.
Synonyms
informal piddling, piffling, penny-ante
British informal twopenny-halfpenny
North American informal nickel-and-dime, picayune
North American vulgar slang chickenshit

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