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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • \ˈfi-dəl-ē\
    • /ˈfɪd.li/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • \ˈfi-dəl-ē\

Definitions of fiddly word

  • noun fiddly Complicated or detailed and awkward to do or use. 1
  • adjective fiddly requiring dexterity or attention 1
  • adjective fiddly Something that is fiddly is difficult to do or use because it involves small or complicated objects. 0
  • adjective fiddly small and awkward to do or handle 0
  • adjective fiddly Requiring dexterity to operate. 0

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fiddly popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 7% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data about 58% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

fiddly usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for fiddly

adjective fiddly

  • awkward — An awkward situation is embarrassing and difficult to deal with.
  • difficult — not easily or readily done; requiring much labor, skill, or planning to be performed successfully; hard: a difficult job.
  • complex — Something that is complex has many different parts, and is therefore often difficult to understand.
  • detailed — A detailed report or plan contains a lot of details.
  • tricky — given to or characterized by deceitful tricks; crafty; wily.

Antonyms for fiddly

adjective fiddly

  • easy — not hard or difficult; requiring no great labor or effort: a book that is easy to read; an easy victory.

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