Detailed Translations for fiddle from English to German


fiddle [the ~] noun

  1. the fiddle (violin)
    die Geige; Stiefmütterchen

to fiddle verb (fiddles, fiddled, fiddling)

  1. to fiddle (do needlework)
    basteln; handarbeiten
    • basteln verb (bastele, bastelst, bastelt, bastelte, basteltet, gebastelt)
    • handarbeiten verb (handarbeite, handarbeitest, handarbeitet, handarbeitete, handarbeitetet, gehandarbeitet)
  2. to fiddle (fidget; twiddle; niggle)
    fummeln; herumfingern; tatschen; angrapschen
    • fummeln verb (fummele, fummelst, fummelt, fummelte, fummeltet, gefummelt)
    • herumfingern verb (fingre herum, fingerst herum, fingert herum, fingerte herum, fingertet herum, herumgefingert)
    • tatschen verb
  3. to fiddle (deceive)
    • schummeln verb (schummele, schummelst, schummelt, schummelte, schummeltet, geschummelt)
  4. to fiddle (muddle; muck; monkey; fumble; mess about)
    sudeln; pfuschen
    • sudeln verb (sudele, sudelst, sudelt, sudelte, sudeltet, gesudelt)
    • pfuschen verb (pfusche, pfuschst, pfuscht, pfuschte, pfuschtet, gepfuscht)

Conjugations for fiddle:

  1. fiddle
  2. fiddle
  3. fiddles
  4. fiddle
  5. fiddle
  6. fiddle
simple past
  1. fiddled
  2. fiddled
  3. fiddled
  4. fiddled
  5. fiddled
  6. fiddled
present perfect
  1. have fiddled
  2. have fiddled
  3. has fiddled
  4. have fiddled
  5. have fiddled
  6. have fiddled
past continuous
  1. was fiddling
  2. were fiddling
  3. was fiddling
  4. were fiddling
  5. were fiddling
  6. were fiddling
  1. shall fiddle
  2. will fiddle
  3. will fiddle
  4. shall fiddle
  5. will fiddle
  6. will fiddle
continuous present
  1. am fiddling
  2. are fiddling
  3. is fiddling
  4. are fiddling
  5. are fiddling
  6. are fiddling
  1. be fiddled
  2. be fiddled
  3. be fiddled
  4. be fiddled
  5. be fiddled
  6. be fiddled
  1. fiddle!
  2. let's fiddle!
  3. fiddled
  4. fiddling
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for fiddle:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
Geige fiddle; violin
Stiefmütterchen fiddle; violin pansies; violets
- violin
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
angrapschen fiddle; fidget; niggle; twiddle
basteln do needlework; fiddle mess about; mess around; muddle; muddle on; potter; tinker
fummeln fiddle; fidget; niggle; twiddle bungle; fumble; mess; mess about; muck up; muddle; muddle on; tinker
handarbeiten do needlework; fiddle make by hand; mess around; potter; tinker
herumfingern fiddle; fidget; niggle; twiddle botch; bungle; fumble; mess about; muddle; muddle on; tinker
pfuschen fiddle; fumble; mess about; monkey; muck; muddle botch; bungle; mess; mess about; muck up; muddle; muddle on; tinker
schummeln deceive; fiddle
sudeln fiddle; fumble; mess about; monkey; muck; muddle dirty; foul; make dirty; potter; soil; trifle
tatschen fiddle; fidget; niggle; twiddle
- diddle; goldbrick; monkey; play; shirk; shrink from; tamper; tinker; toy
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- tamper

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Related Definitions for "fiddle":

  1. bowed stringed instrument that is the highest member of the violin family; this instrument has four strings and a hollow body and an unfretted fingerboard and is played with a bow1
  2. try to fix or mend1
    • She always fiddles with her van on the weekend1
  3. play around with or alter or falsify, usually secretively or dishonestly1
    • The reporter fiddle with the facts1
  4. manipulate manually or in one's mind or imagination1
    • Don't fiddle with the screws1
  5. play on a violin1
    • Zuckerman fiddled that song very nicely1
  6. play the violin or fiddle1
  7. commit fraud and steal from one's employer1
    • We found out that she had been fiddling for years1
  8. avoid (one's assigned duties)1

Wiktionary Translations for fiddle:

  1. to play aimlessly
  1. nautical: rail or batten
  2. fraud
  3. instrument
  1. -
  1. Violine, aus der Viola da braccio hervorgegangenes Streichinstrument mit flachem Korpus und 4 Saiten, welche in G-D-A-E gestimmt sind
  2. Musik: Mittelalterliches Streichinstrument, das als Vorläufer der Violine gilt

Cross Translation:
fiddle Geige; Violine; Fiedel violon — Instrument de musique

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