Definition of Diddles

1. Verb. (third-person singular of diddle) ¹



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Definition of Diddles

1. diddle [v] - See also: diddle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Diddles

didders
diddest
diddicoy
diddicoys
diddier
diddies
diddiest
diddle-daddle
diddle-daddled
diddle-daddles
diddle-daddling
diddled
diddler
diddlers
diddles (current term)
diddley
diddleys
diddlies
diddling
diddly-squat
diddly squat
diddlysquat
diddums
diddy
didecyl
didee

Literary usage of Diddles

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1. The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe (1902)
"Man is an animal that diddles, and there is no animal that diddles but man. ... A crow thieves; a fox cheats; a weasel outwits; a man diddles. ..."

2. The Diddler by A. E. Senter, James Kenney (1868)
"Man is an animal that diddles, and there is no animal that diddles but man. It will take an entire hen-coop of picked chickens to get over that. ..."

3. A Dictionary of the Drama: A Guide to the Plays, Play-wrights, Players, and by William Davenport Adams (1904)
"... says: "There is an appearance in advertisements of a burlesque by somebody of fashion, who has written • Arthur ; or, The Hi-diddle-diddles of the King. ..."

4. The Works of Edgar Allan Poe: Newly Collected and Edited, with a Memoir by Edgar Allan Poe, Edmund Clarence Stedman, George Edward Woodberry (1894)
"... diddling, in itself — but man, as an animal that diddles. Had Plato but hit upon this, he would have been spared the affront of the picked chicken. ..."

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