Well might the merit of your passion be doubted, you say, if, like Mr. Solmes—fiddle-faddle!
Dost thou think I will fiddle-faddle about myself like a woman?
Is she crying out her eyes over that piece of fiddle-faddle?
There's a lot of "fiddle-faddle" wrapped up in that word "inspiration."
He said one day to me, "Why don't you give up your fiddle-faddle of geology and zoology, ...