Definitions of diddle
  1. verb
    manipulate manually or in one's mind or imagination
    synonyms: fiddle, play, toy
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    put out, retire
    cause to be out on a fielding play
    type of:
    hold something in one's hands and move it
  2. verb
    deprive of by deceit
    synonyms: bunco, con, defraud, gip, goldbrick, gyp, hornswoggle, mulct, nobble, rook, scam, short-change, swindle, victimize
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    short, short-change
    cheat someone by not returning him enough money
    type of:
    cheat, chisel, rip off
    deprive somebody of something by deceit
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