Definitions for fiddlingˈfɪd lɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fiddling, footling, lilliputian, little, niggling, piddling, piffling, petty, picayune, trivial(adj)

    (informal) small and of little importance

    "a fiddling sum of money"; "a footling gesture"; "our worries are lilliputian compared with those of countries that are at war"; "a little (or small) matter"; "a dispute over niggling details"; "limited to petty enterprises"; "piffling efforts"; "giving a police officer a free meal may be against the law, but it seems to be a picayune infraction"

Wiktionary

  1. fiddling(Noun)

    action of the verb to fiddle

  2. fiddling(Adjective)

    Of petty or trivial importance; footling

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fiddling

    of Fiddle

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fiddling in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fiddling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Sal Khan:

    I found it much more valuable to learn the material at my own time and pace, i learned a lot more going into the computer lab or the science lab or the circuits lab, fiddling with things and playing and getting my hands dirty.

  2. Harold Abelson:

    If we can dispel the delusion that learning about computers should be an activity of fiddling with array indexes and worrying whether X is an integer or a real number, we can begin to focus on programming as a source of ideas.

  3. Robert Heinlein, Time Enough for Love (1972):

    History does not record anywhere at any time a religion that has any rational basis. Religion is a crutch for people not strong enough to stand up to the unknown without help. But, like dandruff, most people do have a religion and spend time and money on it and seem to derive considerable pleasure from fiddling with it.

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