HyperDic: twiddle

English > 3 senses of the word twiddle:
VERBmotiontwiddle, twirl, swirl, whirlturn in a twisting or spinning motion
contacttwiddle, fiddle withmanipulate, as in a nervous or unconscious manner
NOUNacttwiddlea series of small (usually idle) twists or turns
twiddle > pronunciation
Soundstwih'dahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > twiddle: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA series of small (usually idle) twists or turns.
Broadertwist, turnturning or twisting around (in place)
Verbstwiddleturn in a twisting or spinning motion
English > twiddle: 3 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningTurn in a twisting or spinning motion.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymstwirl, swirl, whirl
Broaderrevolve, go around, rotateturn on or around an axis or a center
Spanisharremolinarse, arremolinar, girar, remolinear
Catalanarremolinar-se, arremolinar, arrombollar-se, arrombollar, fer girar, girar
Nounstwiddlea series of small (usually idle) twists or turns
English > twiddle: 3 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningmanipulate, as in a nervous or unconscious manner.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"He twiddled his thumbs while waiting for the interview"
Synonymfiddle with
Broadermanipulatehold something in one's hands and move it
Spanishjuguetear
Nounstwiddlersomeone who manipulates in a nervous or unconscious manner

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