fiddlernoun [ C ]uk /ˈfɪd.lər/ us /ˈfɪd.lɚ/ informal
Examples from literature
- I would sooner see that fiddler than any other fiddler in the world.
- It hurts me all the time to think I was lured under those guns by a silly old fiddler and a couple of silly sailors dancing to his silly tune.
- The fiddlers had to scrape so hard, that they gave out about three o'clock, and we had to give up the dancing, and go home, very much disappointed.
- The young baron will get off merely with a snubbing, I know that well enough, and all the blame will fall upon the fiddler.
- Under an old oak in a green place a fiddler and a piper were playing, and youths and maidens were dancing in the brown light.