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English definition of “twiddle your thumbs”

twiddle your thumbs

to do nothing for a period of time, usually while you are waiting for something to happen: I arrived early for the meeting so I was twiddling my thumbs for half an hour.WaitingStaying and remaining
(Definition of twiddle your thumbs from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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