twiddle

Definitions of twiddle
  1. verb
    turn in a twisting or spinning motion
    synonyms: swirl, twirl, whirl
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    type of:
    go around, revolve, rotate
    turn on or around an axis or a center
  2. verb
    manipulate, as in a nervous or unconscious manner
    “He twiddled his thumbs while waiting for the interview”
    synonyms: fiddle with
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    type of:
    manipulate
    hold something in one's hands and move it
  3. noun
    a series of small (usually idle) twists or turns
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    type of:
    turn, twist
    turning or twisting around (in place)
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