Definition of fiddly in English:


Line breaks: fid¦dly
Pronunciation: /ˈfɪdli

adjective (fiddlier, fiddliest)

British informal
  • Complicated or detailed and awkward to do or use: replacing the battery is fiddly
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    • I find it very difficult tying hairs on hooks and other small fiddly things with my hands, which these days which never seem to be free of pain.
    • This week it's time for the details, pitfalls and fiddly bits.
    • But those fiddly, pretty styles involving clips and partings everywhere are beyond me.

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