Origin of fiddle-faddlereduplicated, reduplication of fiddle or obsolete faddle, to trifle
intransitive verb-·dled, -·dling
Informal to be concerned with trifles; fuss
intransitive verbfid·dle-fad·dled, fid·dle-fad·dling, fid·dle-fad·dles
To fritter away one's time; dally.
Origin of fiddle-faddleReduplication of fiddle
- I can understand why people read horoscopes, but for me it's a bunch of fiddle-faddle.