Faddle
Faddle \Fad"dle\, v. i. [Cf. {Fiddle}, {Fiddle-faddle}.] To trifle; to toy. -- v. t. To fondle; to dandle. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell. [1913 Webster]

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  • faddle — n. part of the phrase fiddle faddle (nonsense) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • faddle — fad·dle …   English syllables

  • FADDLE — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fiddle Faddle — is candy coated popcorn produced by ConAgra Foods. Introduced in 1967 the snack is commonly found in discount and drug stores. Fiddle Faddle consists of popped popcorn covered with caramel and butter toffee.ee also*Cracker Jack *Screaming Yellow… …   Wikipedia

  • Fiddle Faddle (musical composition) — Fiddle Faddle is a musical composition composed by Leroy Anderson. It is considered to be a light classical music composition, sometimes referred to as classical pops music and was published in 1947. Anderson wrote the piece as one of a number of …   Wikipedia

  • fiddle-faddle — 1570s (n.); 1630s (v.), apparently a reduplication of obsolete faddle to trifle …   Etymology dictionary

  • fiddle-faddle — [fid′ l fad΄ l] n., interj. [redupl. of FIDDLE or obs. faddle, to trifle] nonsense vi. fiddle faddled, fiddle faddling Informal to be concerned with trifles; fuss …   English World dictionary

  • fiddle-faddle — fid dle fad dle, n. A trifle; trifling talk; nonsense. [Colloq.] Spectator. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fiddle-faddle — fid dle fad dle, v. i. To talk nonsense. [Colloq.] Ford. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fiddle-faddle — noun nonsense I can understand why people read horoscopes, but for me its a bunch of fiddle faddle …   Wiktionary

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