twiddle with

twiddle with something

to play with something; to play with something, using one's fingers; to fiddle with something. I asked Jason to stop twiddling with the pencils. Someone is twiddling with the stereo controls.
See also: twiddle
References in classic literature ?
Such is the force of habit, that even in the midst of his terror he began mechanically to twiddle with his hair, and arrange the cock of his hat.
A Lots of people twiddle with their hair but Trichotillomania is when you pull out the hairs strand by strand.
Tomorrow he jets to the Caribbean to shake hands, stare at dancers, eat dinners, twiddle with his cuff-links and play golf.