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English definition of “diddle”

diddle

verb [T] (TRICK)    /ˈdɪd.l̩/ 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.Cheating and trickingPlotting and trapping
(Definition of diddle verb (TRICK) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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