Definition of Diddler

1. n. A cheat.



Definition of Diddler

1. Noun. A person who diddles; a cheat. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Diddler

1. one that diddles [n -S] - See also: diddles

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Diddler

diddered
diddering
didders
diddest
diddicoy
diddicoys
diddier
diddies
diddiest
diddle-daddle
diddle-daddled
diddle-daddles
diddle-daddling
diddled
diddler (current term)
diddlers
diddles
diddley
diddleys
diddlies
diddling
diddly-squat
diddly squat
diddlysquat
diddums
diddy

Literary usage of Diddler

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1. Works by Manuel Márquez Sterling, William Makepeace Thackeray, Leslie Stephen, Louise Stanage (1899)
"He was sixty years of age, and his name was Dionysius diddler ; no relation of any other ... both of which, I am sorry to say, this poor diddler wore. ..."

2. The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray by William Makepeace Thackeray, Sir Leslie Stephen (1899)
"He was sixty years of age, and his name was Dionysius diddler ; no relation of any other ... both of which, I am sorry to say, this poor diddler wore. ..."

3. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1900)
"Job Thornberry in ' John Bull,' Jeremy diddler in ' Raising the Wind,' Sir Charles Racket in 'Three Weeks after Marriage," and ..."

4. The Life of Henry Irving by Austin Brereton (1908)
"Mathias and Jeremy diddler for a benefit—New scenes in "Faust"— A ... In addition to acting Mathias, he played Jeremy diddler—a character which he had not ..."

5. The Complete Works of William Makepeace Thackeray by William Makepeace Thackeray (1889)
"He was sixty years of age, and his name was Dionysius diddler; no relation of any other ... both of which, I am sorry to say, this poor diddler wore. ..."

6. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1883)
"Jeremy diddler. Oh, liberty for ever! /say. Every man should be free to " do " as he likes—and can. Professional Adviser. A Golden Rule, indeed! ..."

7. English Actors from Shakespeare to Macready by Henry Barton Baker (1879)
"... Bannister—His Acting in " The Children in the Wood"—Provincial Criticism—Dr. Syntax—" Bannister's Budget"—Lewis—The Original of Jeremy diddler—Edwin—His ..."

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