Definition of Twiddling

1. Verb. (present participle of twiddle) ¹



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Definition of Twiddling

1. twiddle [v] - See also: twiddle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Twiddling

twice-weekly
twice-yearly
twice removed
twicer
twicers
twichild
twiddle
twiddle one's thumbs
twiddled
twiddler
twiddler's syndrome
twiddlers
twiddles
twiddlier
twiddliest
twiddling (current term)
twiddly
twidle
twier
twiers
twifaced
twifallow
twiffler
twifold
twiforked
twiform
twiformed
twig
twig blight
twig snake

Literary usage of Twiddling

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1. The Wandering Jew (and Jewess)by R. D. Manning, Eugene Sue by R. D. Manning, Eugene Sue (2003)
"RODIN (twiddling his thumbs) The application of the comparison does not yet appear to me. ADRIENNE (smiling) I will speak more plainly. ..."

2. Can Mankind Survive by Morrison Isaac Swift (1918)
"It is twiddling fingers to do and make things that man would be healthier ... It is a finger-twiddling to finger machines, needles, tools and other ..."

3. Bentley's Miscellany by Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith (1837)
"... there warn'ta drop o' rain fell that arternoon— it was a bright, sun-shiny day." " What you call twiddling-lines, they call reins," explained the ser- ..."

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