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English definition of “fiddle”

fiddle

verb [T] (CHEAT)    /ˈfɪd.l̩/ informal
to act dishonestly in order to get something for yourself, or to change something dishonestly, especially to your advantage: She managed to fiddle a free trip to America. He had been fiddling the accounts/books/finances for years.Cheating and trickingPlotting and trapping
(Definition of fiddle verb (CHEAT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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