twiddle

Definitions of twiddle
1

v turn in a twisting or spinning motion

Synonyms:
swirl, twirl, whirl
Type of:
go around, revolve, rotate
turn on or around an axis or a center

v manipulate, as in a nervous or unconscious manner

“He twiddled his thumbs while waiting for the interview”
Synonyms:
fiddle with
Type of:
manipulate
hold something in one's hands and move it

n a series of small (usually idle) twists or turns

Type of:
turn, twist
turning or twisting around (in place)

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