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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.

The best feature about mesh WiFi is that it blankets your property in stable coverage without much need for fiddling.

All this fiddling and waiting means that kids often miss part of the most exciting and important baseball games of the season.

This means no fiddling with actual wires, batteries or components thanks to augmented reality.

Yorke and Godrich know how to make all this fiddling about sound pretty good, even if just as background music.

Most of the extra time will be filled by watching television or fiddling around on the internet.

The United States could pass some fiddling, complicated patch designed to prevent Apple from doing exactly what it is doing.

All this fiddling is occurring while Rome burns—and our recovery hangs in the balance.

Second, it maintains the temperature by itself, rather than you standing there fiddling with the stove dial.

He said it a little shamefacedly, his fingers fiddling with the green cloth of the Council-table.

They that could have taught better were engaged in fiddling; for which there are good wages going.

I believe that the world will not always waste its inspired men in mere fiddling to it.

I remember I heard something fiddling around in the galley, and I hollered 'Scat!'

He wished that he had not allowed himself to become so fond of fiddling.


On this page you'll find 80 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fiddling, such as: bribery, crime, exploitation, extortion, fraud, and graft.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.