I. \\|didəl|dadəl\ noun (-s)
Etymology: origin unknown
: fussing, trifling, fiddle-faddle
II. intransitive verb (diddle-daddled ; diddle-daddled ; diddle-daddling \\-ad(ə)liŋ\\ ; diddle-daddles)

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