An instrument to tickle human ears by friction of a horse's tail on the entrails of a cat. To Rome said Nero: "If to smoke you turn I shall not cease to fiddle while you burn." To Nero Rome replied: "Pray do your worst, 'Tis my excuse that you were fiddling first." Orm Pludge
A stringed instrument of music played with a bow; a violin; a kit.
To play on a fiddle.
Exactly the same instrument as violin. Terms are interchangeable.
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
play the violin or fiddle
play on a violin; "Zuckerman fiddled that song very nicely"
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"
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"
an early version of the violin -- it is a medieval European
a violin with attitude
Colloquial term for violin; often used in traditional music.
A Medieval bowed string instrument, forerunner of the violin.
The term fiddle refers to a violin when used in folk music. It is also a colloquial term for the instrument used by players in all genres, including classical music. Fiddle playing, or fiddling, is a style of music.