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  Words related to diddle

Related / Similar Words: toy, fiddle, play, victimize, swindle, rook, goldbrick, nobble, bunco, defraud, scam, mulct, gyp, con

 

Definition:
  • manipulate manually or in one''s mind or imagination; "She played nervously with her wedding ring"; "Don''t fiddle with the screws"; "He played with the idea of running for the Senate";
  • deprive of by deceit; "He swindled me out of my inheritance"; "She defrauded the customers who trusted her"; "the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change";

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    See Also: entertain, think of, toy with, flirt with, think about

     

    Hyponyms: put out, retire, short-change, short

     

    Derivational Morphology: twiddler, fiddler, bunco, bunco game, bunko, bunko game, con, confidence trick, confidence game, con game, gyp, hustle, sting, flimflam, swindler, chiseller, chiseler, gouger, scammer, grifter, sharper, sharpie, sharpy, scam, cozenage, swindle, cheat, rig, exploitation, victimization, victimisation, using

     

    Anagrams: lidded

     

     
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