French translation of 'fiddle'
- (= instrument)
violon mto play the fiddle
jouer du violonto be as fit as a fiddle [person]
être en pleine formeto play second fiddle to sb
jouer les seconds rôles à côté de qn
- (informal, = cheating)
escroquerie ftax fiddle
fraude f fiscaleto be on the fiddle (British) (= cheat)
traficoterto work a fiddle
- (informal, British) [accounts]
- (= play violin)
jouer du violonto be fiddling while Rome burns
se perdre en futilités au lieu d'agir
Example Sentences Including 'fiddle'
There should definitely be flute and fiddle music here, I think, and the drunken clink of goblets held by goblins and elves.POPCO (2004)
In England one must fiddle about, move the silver strainer to the right, back to the left.SUMMER OF SECRETS (2003)
She promised she would come back to Novosibirsk, somehow she would fiddle it with her magazine bosses in Moscow.A Daystar of Fear
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Translation of fiddle from the Collins English to French Dictionary