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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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

diddle with something

in. to play with something; to toy with something. Here, don’t diddle with that watch.
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McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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