Definition of fiddling in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈfɪdlɪŋ


Annoyingly trivial or petty: fiddling little details
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  • 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.
trivial, petty, trifling, insignificant, unimportant, inconsequential, inconsiderable, negligible, paltry, footling, minor, small, slight, incidental, of little/no account
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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