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Definition of fiddle noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

fiddle

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈfɪdl//
 
[countable] (informal) = violin
 
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Idioms
(as) fit as a fiddle (informal)
 
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in very good physical condition
play second fiddle (to somebody/something)
 
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to be treated as less important than someone or something; to have a less important position than someone or something else I'm not going to play second fiddle to anyone. The narrative in this book plays second fiddle to the excellent photographs.
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