Fiddly definition

fidlē
(chiefly brit.) Of or characterized by small, typically fussy or annoying, details.
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Requiring dexterity to operate.

The buttons on the tiny mobile phone were too fiddly.

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Requiring frequent adjustment.

The fuses are very fiddly, and keep blowing out.

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Other Word Forms

Adjective

Base Form:
fiddly
Comparative:
fiddlier
Superlative:
fiddliest

Origin of fiddly

  • Derived from fiddle (verb).

    From Wiktionary