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verb informal diddle pronunciation in American English /ˈdɪd(ə)l/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlediddling
past tensediddled
past participlediddled
  1. 1
    [intransitive] American to spend time doing something in a way that is not very serious
  2. 2
    [transitive] to trick or cheat someone

    He got diddled out of his inheritance.

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the practice of giving birth in the presence of several friends and relatives

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