Definition of Twiddler

1. Noun. Someone who manipulates in a nervous or unconscious manner.

Exact synonyms: Fiddler
Generic synonyms: Manipulator
Derivative terms: Fiddle, Twiddle



Definition of Twiddler

1. Noun. Agent noun of twiddle; one who twiddles. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Twiddler

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

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Twiddler

twibill
twibills
twibils
twiblade
twice
twice-baked bread
twice-weekly
twice-yearly
twice removed
twicer
twicers
twichild
twiddle
twiddle one's thumbs
twiddled
twiddler (current term)
twiddler's syndrome
twiddlers
twiddles
twiddlier
twiddliest
twiddling
twiddly
twidle
twier
twiers
twifaced
twifallow
twiffler
twifold

Literary usage of Twiddler

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1. Elbow-room: A Novel Without a Plot by Charles Heber Clark, Arthur Burdett Frost (1876)
"Accordingly, the board of directors advertised for a suitable person, instructing applicants to call upon Judge twiddler, the chairman. A day or two later, ..."

2. The Speaker's Garland: Comprising 100 Choice Selections by Phineas Garrett (1903)
"After three weeks of arduous practice, during which Mrs. A. several times suggested that it was brutal that twiddler didn't kill that suffering cow and put ..."

3. The Science and Art of Elocution: Embracing a Comprehensive and Systematic by Frank Honywell Fenno (1878)
"Accordingly, the board of directors advertised for a suitable person, instructing applicants to call upon Judge twiddler, the chairman. ..."

4. Vanity Fair: A Novel Without a Hero by William Makepeace Thackeray (1893)
"O, ah, why, — give you fair warning — look out, you know — that's all," said the mustachio-twiddler. " You hint at something not honorable, then ? ..."

5. The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray by William Makepeace Thackeray, Sir Leslie Stephen (1898)
"The preparations for this ceremony were complete: we had the pleasure of inspecting the rich trousseau (prepared by Miss twiddler, of Pall Mall): the ..."

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