HyperDic: fiddling

English > 1 sense of the word fiddling:
ADJECTIVEallfiddling, footling, lilliputian, little, niggling, piddling, piffling, petty, picayune, trivial(informal) small and of little importance
fiddling > pronunciation
Soundsfih'dlihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > fiddling: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaning(informal) small and of little importance.
Example"a fiddling sum of money"
Synonymsfootling, lilliputian, little, niggling, piddling, piffling, petty, picayune, trivial
Broaderunimportantnot important
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Spanishbaladí, fútil, insignificante, insustancial, intrascendente, nimio, pequeño, trivial
Catalanfútil, inconsiderable, insignificant, insubstancial, intrascendent, negligible, nimi, petit, trivial

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