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fiddler

Pronunciation: /ˈfɪdlər; ˈfɪdlə(r)/

Translation of fiddler in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 2 (cheat) (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar], tramposo, (masculine, feminine), chanchullero, (masculine, feminine) [colloquial/familiar]
    Example sentences
    • I have a recording of a very attractive violin concerto with fiddler Louis Kaufman and Bernard Herrmann conducting.
    • All young whistlers, flautists, fiddlers and other musicians are invited to play a few tunes in what should be an informal and uncompetitive setting.
    • The next week they toured Europe with a Bartok third quartet that had virtuoso fiddlers agape with admiration.
    Example sentences
    • A dole fiddler uses benefit fraud to finance her passion for buying shoes.
    • What a fiddler Keith is - he thinks he won't be caught but Keith is gonna end up in court.

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