Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of faddle.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I'd read on - there's no fliddle-faddling about setting scenes - writer in charge.

    The First Line Game

  • I want to apologise to the villagers - particularly the non-residents, so to speak, who keep getting these updates for a book they're not interested in and will never ever read - for these fiddle-faddling thousand and two-thousand word updates on their fpages.

    May 16th, 2008

  • WATCHING Kellen's rapt excited face as he spoke of Verlin's fiddle-faddling, Idalia blessed the old Centaur for staying behind to play here tonight.

    The Outstretched Shadow

  • An Indian critic once called Stevenson 'a faddling Hedonist. '

    The Bibliotaph and Other People

  • Who's to mind the place with all the folk gone fiddle-faddling out?

    Six Plays

  • It sounds like having a castle in Spain, or a sheep-walk in Arcadia, and I suppose that merely to wish for it is to be what indignant journalists call "a faddling hedonist."

    Gossip in a Library

  • I am afraid I must be at bottom, what a cheerful Indian critic has dubbed me, 'a faddling hedonist, 'for this description of the brother's motives gave me somewhat of a shock.

    Travels With A Donkey In The Cevennes

  • I am afraid I must be at bottom, what a cheerful Indian critic has dubbed me, "a faddling hedonist," for this description of the brother's motives gave me somewhat of a shock.

    The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 1 (of 25)

  • Why don't you attend to your fishing instead of fiddle-faddling with that revolver?

    The Kopje Garrison A Story of the Boer War

  • I am asking you to go fiddle-faddling about my wife again: I don't see how you _can_ do that, after the way she has used you!

    Mary Marston

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