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fiddle-faddle

Pronunciation: /ˈfɪdlˌfædl/

Translation of fiddle-faddle in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • [colloquial/familiar] [dated/anticuado] tonterías (feminine plural)
    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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