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Meaning of FIDDLE-FADDLE

Pronunciation:  'fidl`fadl

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  trivial nonsense
 

FIDDLE-FADDLE is a 13 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: balderdash, piffle
 
 See Also: hokum, meaninglessness, nonsense, nonsensicality

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Fid"dle-fad`dle\, v. i.
To talk nonsense. [Colloq.] --Ford.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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