diddle with (something)

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diddle with (something)

To fiddle or play with something. Quit diddling with your keys, will you? You're making me nervous!
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diddle with something

to play with something; to toy with something. Here, don't diddle with that watch. Stop diddling with your nose, Jimmy!
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And, while he's fiddled and diddled with the idea of running for N.
The 29-year-old, who is infamous for bedding footballer Ryan Giggs, seems to have realised that everyone is talking about the book which claims Simon Cowell diddled with Dannii Minogue and had sex dreams about Cheryl and thought, 'I'm going to get me a bit of that, I am'.
But when Jessie Wallace (Kat Slater) won sexiest female and Nigel 'MFI' Harman (Dirty Dennis) won best newcomer, you began to suspect - totally unfounded, say the lawyers - that the votes had been diddled with.
The first wave of hacker crackdowns began in 1990 - an eternity on the cyber-event horizon - when the Secret Service began the above-ground phase of Operation Sun Devil, a two-year investigation into malicious hackers, who according to the SS's misunderstood "evidence" had diddled with AT&T, Bell South, and the New York City 911 system.