diddle Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “diddle” in the English Dictionary

"diddle" in British English

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uk   us   /ˈdɪd.l̩/

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. I ​checked the ​bill and ​realized the ​restaurant had diddled me out of £5.

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 ​washingmachine, but it still wouldn't ​work. I'm not much of a ​musician, I just like to diddle around.

diddle verb (HAVE SEX)

[ T] US very informal to have ​sex with someone: He's been diddling his ​secretary for ​years.
(Definition of diddle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “diddle”
in Chinese (Simplified) 欺骗, 欺骗,骗取…
in Chinese (Traditional) 欺騙, 欺騙,騙取…
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