Meaning of “fiddlesticks” in the English Dictionary


"fiddlesticks" in English

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uk /ˈfɪd.əl.stɪks/ us /ˈfɪd.əl.stɪks/ US also fiddle-faddle, us /ˈfɪd.l̩ˌfæd.l̩/ uk old-fashioned

Examples from literature

  • 'Ow fiddlesticks! the landlady replied. 
  • And it is all fiddlesticks, anyhow. 
  • Dangerous fiddlesticks! growled Major Churchill from the other side of the table, where he sat at Jacqueline's right hand. 
  • Oh, fiddlesticks! said Jan in a bored voice. 
  • That's fiddlesticks! snapped Roger. 

(Definition of “fiddlesticks” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)