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Meaning of twiddle

twid•dle

Pronunciation: (twid'l), [key]
— v., n. -dled, -dling,
—v.t.
  1. to turn about or play with lightly or idly, esp. with the fingers; twirl.
—v.i.
  1. to play or trifle idly with something; fiddle.
  2. to turn about lightly; twirl.
  3. to do nothing; be idle: Business was slack, and the salespeople were twiddling their thumbs.
—n.
  1. the act of twiddling; turn; twirl.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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