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verb twiddle pronunciation in British English /ˈtwɪd(ə)l/
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present tense
I/you/we/theytwiddle
he/she/ittwiddles
present participletwiddling
past tensetwiddled
past participletwiddled
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to twist or turn something in a bored or nervous way
    She twiddled a strand of her hair.
    twiddle with: He began twiddling with his pen.
  2. 2
    [transitive] to turn a switch on a piece of equipment or a machine
    He twiddled the radio dial until he found a news programme.

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twiddle

 twiddle pronunciation in British English noun [countable]
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singulartwiddle
pluraltwiddles

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