Translation of "diddle" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈdɪd.əl/ us /ˈdɪd.əl/

diddle verb (TRICK)

[ T ] informal to get money from someone in a way that is not honest

He diddled me! He said that there were six in a bag, but there were only five. 他騙了我!他說一個袋裡有六個,但實際上只有五個。
I checked the bill and realized the restaurant had diddled me out of £5. 我核對了帳單,發現餐館多收了我五英鎊。

diddle verb (PLAY)

[ I or T ] 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. 他擺弄了一番,但洗衣機還是不運轉。
I'm not much of a musician, I just like to diddle around. 我不是甚麼音樂家,只是喜歡玩玩樂器而已。

(Translation of “diddle” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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