fiddle
noun.
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 bow
Synonym: violin
verb.
avoid (one's assigned duties)
The derelict soldier shirked his duties
verb.
commit fraud and steal from one's employer
We found out that she had been fiddling for years
verb.
play the violin or fiddle
verb.
play on a violin
Zuckerman fiddled that song very nicely
verb.
manipulate manually or in one's mind or imagination
She played nervously with her wedding ring|Don't fiddle with the screws|He played with the idea of running for the Senate
Synonym: toy, play, diddle
verb.
play around with or alter or falsify, usually secretively or dishonestly
Someone tampered with the documents on my desk|The reporter fiddle with the facts
Synonym: monkey, tamper
verb.
try to fix or mend
Can you tinker with the T.V. set--it's not working right|She always fiddles with her van on the weekend
Synonym: tinker