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English definition of “diddle”

diddle

verb [I or T] (PLAY)    /ˈdɪd.l̩/ US
to work with something in a way that is not serious, or to play with something: He diddled with the washing machine, but it still wouldn't work. I'm not much of a musician, I just like to diddle around.Touching and feelingShowing affection
(Definition of diddle verb (PLAY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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