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Meaning of FIDDLER

Pronunciation:  'fidlur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  an unskilled person who tries to fix or mend
  2. [n]  someone who manipulates in a nervous or unconscious manner
  3. [n]  a musician who plays the violin

FIDDLER is a 7 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: tinkerer, twiddler, violinist
 See Also: Antonio Lucio Vivaldi, Antonio Vivaldi, Efrem Zimbalist, Enesco, Fritz Kreisler, George Enescu, Georges Enesco, Grappelli, instrumentalist, Isaac Stern, Kreisler, manipulator, Menuhin, musician, Niccolo Paganini, Paganini, Pinchas Zukerman, player, Sir Yehudi Menuhin, Stephane Grappelli, Stern, unskilled person, Vivaldi, Yehudi Menuhin, Zimbalist, Zukerman



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Fid"dler\, n. [AS. fi?elere.]
1. One who plays on a fiddle or violin.

2. (Zo["o]l.) A burrowing crab of the genus {Gelasimus}, of
   many species. The male has one claw very much enlarged,
   and often holds it in a position similar to that in which
   a musician holds a fiddle, hence the name; -- called also
   {calling crab}, {soldier crab}, and {fighting crab}.

3. (Zo["o]l.) The common European sandpiper ({Tringoides
   hypoleucus}); -- so called because it continually
   oscillates its body.

{Fiddler crab}. (Zo["o]l.) See {Fiddler}, n., 2.