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English definition of “fiddle”

fiddle

noun [C or U] (DISHONEST BEHAVIOUR)    /ˈfɪd.l̩/ mainly UK informal
something dishonest that someone does in order to get money or other advantages : a tax fiddle Everyone suspected they were on the fiddle (= cheating ).Cheating and trickingPlotting and trapping
(Definition of fiddle noun (DISHONEST BEHAVIOUR) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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