Definition of Faddling

1. Verb. (present participle of faddle) ¹



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Definition of Faddling

1. faddle [v] - See also: faddle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Faddling

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faddily
faddish
faddishly
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faddishnesses
faddism
faddisms
faddist
faddists
faddle
faddled
faddles
faddling (current term)
faddy
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Literary usage of Faddling

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1. Arthur Hugh Clough by James Insley Osborne (1920)
"Differentiating a vast number of aspects of a thing, and arranging them, perhaps chronologically, is the kind of thing he called " fiddle-faddling " : just ..."

2. Farriery Improv'd: Or, a Compleat Treatise Upon the Art of Farriery: Wherein by Henry Bracken (1745)
"... of a certain neighbouring Nation, we imitated them in their Way of faddling ... l^e Scotch Carriers Cunning, without°'" or ratner Dexterity, in faddling ..."

3. Poetry by Modern Poetry Association (1921)
"... square mile than it knows what to do with, and all the women organized into clubs which are fiddle-faddling with every subject from Homer to garbage. ..."

4. Publications by English Dialect Society (1894)
"It's a pity yo' ain't got sumat better to do than faddle after them pigeons.' Midlands. faddling, part. adj. Trifling. Midlands. ..."

5. The Popular Science Monthly (1888)
"likely to be devised ; no fiddle faddling with the distribution of wealth, will deliver society from the tendency to be destroyed by the reproduction within ..."

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