Definitions

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  • adj. easy to twiddle, easy to play with idly with the fingers.
  • adj. prone to twiddle, prone to idly play with things using the fingers.
  • adj. in music, having a rapid series of musical notes.

Etymologies

twiddle +‎ -y (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The "twiddly" thing is the name of the record label - ARDECK.

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  • It's kind of twiddly because every adjustment made to one string also affects the other string, but as long as you start out with the saddles level and the bass string of each pair at the lowest action that will work for that string, it all seems to work out pretty well without as much twiddling as you'd expect.

    Badtux the Snarky Penguin

  • Secret love – you still have chord sequences and harmonica twiddly bits which are quite impressive for a song-a-day!

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  • At least he encouraged them to stay in school, if the former prez had stayed in school, we wouldn't had to listened such an ignoramous for 8 years. twiddly

    Pawlently takes aim at Obama's address to students

  • Is that a picture of Sara Palin or is it the Mattell Christmas sensation "Vice-President Barbie?" twiddly

    Palin fires back at Schwarzenegger

  • Unfortunately, he has shown that he will do only what is in his own best interests. twiddly

    Lieberman on party switch: 'All options are open'

  • After turning in my review, I of course went and read other people's to compare opinions, and found I wasn't the only person to note the kinder, gentler difficulty curve, largely due to the fact that Joe Perry is a pretty melodic soloist and not generally German metal twiddly-fiddly.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • It looks incredibly twiddly and deep, as much of a fleet simulator as anything, and reviews of the Japanese version, released earlier this year, have been quite positive.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • What a lovely day for a coconut twiddly dee ... especially when it involves pineapple!

    SHF 33 - Pineapple Coconut Cookies

  • And even if some prefer a good solid riff to a twiddly-wank guitar solo in character or narrative terms, well, you can still do new and interesting things with just three chords.

    Archive 2007-03-01

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