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noun as in nonsense

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A view of the duchess's ball-room, or of the dining-table of the earl, will supersede all occasion for lengthy fiddle-faddle.

To think of such foolish fiddle-faddle stopping a man of his acumen and strength!

Far better to teach your daughter to brew and bake than all the modern 'ologies' and fiddle-faddle in the world!

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, and turn to the occult sciences!"


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On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fiddle-faddle, such as: baloney, bull, bunk, flummery, frippery, and frivolity.

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