from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Nonsense.
- intransitive v. To fritter away one's time; dally.
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- n. nonsense
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A trifle; trifling talk; nonsense.
- intransitive v. To talk nonsense.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To trifle; busy one's self with nothing; talk trifling nonsense; dawdle; dally.
- n. Trifling talk; trifles. Also fiddle-cum-faddle and fidfad.
- Trifling; making a bustle about nothing.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. trivial nonsense
Or are we just going to fiddle-faddle re-arranging the objects of our concern on that great addictive ship -- America?
As you can see, I don't fuss with a doughnut cutter and holes and all that fiddle-faddle.
All this wasted 2-step fiddle-faddle can come to a screeching halt.
I was very pleased with my first attempt, bit of a fiddle-faddle, but tasted great.
It's just more ridiculous fiddle-faddle perpetuating the conservative Big Lies they've been pimping since forever.
She drove over constantly from Roehampton and entertained her friend with faint fashionable fiddle-faddle and feeble Court slip-slop.
Well might the merit of your passion be doubted, you say, if, like Mr. Solmes — fiddle-faddle! —
Teutonic, Maltese, etc., are surely better subjects of conversation, than the weather, dress, or fiddle-faddle stories, that carry no information along with them.
And then, we watched Fox Game day and ate a whole box of fiddle-faddle together.
I need not remind you of the fiddle-faddle sentimentality that goes down so well with all women; you spill a few drops of water on your stationery, for instance; those are the tears you shed while far away from her.
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