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fiddling

See definition of fiddling on Dictionary.com
  • as incorruption
  • as invillainousness

synonyms for fiddling

  • bribery
  • crime
  • exploitation
  • extortion
  • fraud
  • graft
  • malfeasance
  • nepotism
  • crookedness
  • demoralization
  • jobbery
  • misrepresentation
  • payoff
  • payola
  • racket
  • shadiness
  • shuffle
  • skimming
  • squeeze
  • unscrupulousness
  • venality
  • breach of trust
  • bribing
  • fraudulency
  • on the take
  • profiteering
  • shady deal

antonyms for fiddling

MOST RELEVANT
  • cleanliness
  • cleanness
  • decency
  • goodness
  • honesty
  • honor
  • kindness
  • pureness
  • purification
  • purity
  • sterility
  • truthfulness
  • wholesomeness
  • justice
  • virtue
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How to use fiddling in a sentence

AmazonI love climate control as much as the next person, but most of us have gotten pretty spoiled about fiddling with the temperature to suit our fashion whims instead of the other way around.
PASSIVE-AGGRESSIVE GIFTS THAT ARE ALSO GOOD FOR THE PLANETRACHEL FELTMANNOVEMBER 17, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
The best feature about mesh WiFi is that it blankets your property in stable coverage without much need for fiddling.
BEST MESH WIFI: WRAP YOUR SPACE IN A COMFY BLANKET OF INTERNET COVERAGEEDMUND TORROCTOBER 13, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
All this fiddling and waiting means that kids often miss part of the most exciting and important baseball games of the season.
MLB PLAYOFFS GAMES AREN’T GEARED TO YOUNG FANS. THEY TAKE WAY TOO LONG.FRED BOWENOCTOBER 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
This means no fiddling with actual wires, batteries or components thanks to augmented reality.
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He said it a little shamefacedly, his fingers fiddling with the green cloth of the Council-table.
MUSHROOM TOWNOLIVER ONIONS
They that could have taught better were engaged in fiddling; for which there are good wages going.
HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. I. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
I believe that the world will not always waste its inspired men in mere fiddling to it.
HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. I. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
I remember I heard something fiddling around in the galley, and I hollered 'Scat!'
MASTERPIECES OF MYSTERY, VOL. 1 (OF 4)VARIOUS
He wished that he had not allowed himself to become so fond of fiddling.
THE TALE OF CHIRPY CRICKETARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
I was free to immortalize them; and my fiddling was thenceforth a work of supererogation.
MYSTIC LONDON:CHARLES MAURICE DAVIES
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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