diddle


diddle
diddle
diddle1 [did′'l]
vt.
diddled, diddling [dial. duddle, diddle, to totter, akin to DODDER1]
1. Informal to move back and forth in a jerky or rapid manner; jiggle
2. Slang
a) to have sexual intercourse with
b) to masturbate
vi.
to move back and forth jerkily or rapidly
diddler
n.
diddle2 [did′'l]
Informal
vt.
diddled, diddling [? after Jeremy Diddler, character in the play Raising the Wind (1803), by James Kenney: name prob. < dial. duddle, to trick, ult. < OE dyderian, to fool]
1. to cheat, swindle, or victimize
2. to waste (time) in trifling: often followed by away
vi.
to waste time; dawdle
diddler
n.

English World dictionary. . 2014.

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