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English noun: twiddle

1. twiddle (act) a series of small (usually idle) twists or turns


Broader (hypernym)turn, twist


English verb: twiddle

1. twiddle (motion) turn in a twisting or spinning motion


SamplesThe leaves swirled in the autumn wind.


Synonymsswirl, twirl, whirl


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)go around, revolve, rotate

2. twiddle (contact) manipulate, as in a nervous or unconscious manner


SamplesHe twiddled his thumbs while waiting for the interview.


Synonymsfiddle with


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)manipulate









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