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verb informal     diddle pronunciation in American English
/ˈdɪd(ə)l/
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present tense
I/you/we/theydiddle
he/she/itdiddles
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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