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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An unskilled person who tries to fix or mend; Someone who manipulates in a nervous or unconscious manner; A musician who plays the violin.

Usage examples (36)
  • Power of Music, "the street-corner fiddler is identified in the poem's opening line as" An Orpheus!
  • Of all the hypercritical duffers the fiddler was the worst.
  • Then if anybody was ever down in the dumps the fiddler was the fellow.
  • I had been to many picnics there and in gratitude called my fiddler by its name: for more
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