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According to WordNet, the verb "fiddle" has 7 sense(s).

202463704 avoid (one's assigned duties); "The derelict soldier shirked his duties".

201724891 play on a violin; "Zuckerman fiddled that song very nicely".

201586278 manipulate manually or in one's mind or imagination; "She played nervously with her wedding ring"; "Don't fiddle with the screws"; "He played with the idea of running for the Senate".

201733667 play the violin or fiddle.

200261314 try to fix or mend; "Can you tinker with the T.V. set--it's not working right"; "She always fiddles with her van on the weekend".

201586018 play around with or alter or falsify, usually secretively or dishonestly; "Someone tampered with the documents on my desk"; "The reporter fiddle with the facts".

202292989 commit fraud and steal from one's employer; "We found out that she had been fiddling for years".


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