Phrasal Verb 'fiddle'

We have 4 phrasal verb definition related to 'fiddle'.

Fiddle about

Meaning:

Waste time doing silly things, or doing things unsuccessfully

Example:

We spent the whole afternoon FIDDLING ABOUT with the computer but couldn't get it to work.

Fiddle around

Meaning:

Waste time doing silly things, or unsuccessful things

Example:

I FIDDLED AROUND with the phone but couldn't get any signal.

Fiddle around

Meaning:

Make small movements with your hands

Example:

He FIDDLED AROUND for something in his pockets.

Fiddle away

Meaning:

Waste time

Example:

He FIDDLED AWAY the afternoon.