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Definitions and Synonyms of twiddle | Another word for twiddle | What is twiddle?

Definition 1: a series of small (usually idle) twists or turns - [noun denoting act]

(twiddle is a kind of ...) turning or twisting around (in place)

"with a quick twist of his head he surveyed the room"

Definition 2: manipulate, as in a nervous or unconscious manner - [verb of contact]

Samples where twiddle or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He twiddled his thumbs while waiting for the interview

Synonyms for twiddle in the sense of this definition

(twiddle is a kind of ...) hold something in one's hands and move it

Definition 3: turn in a twisting or spinning motion - [verb of motion]

Samples where twiddle or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The leaves swirled in the autumn wind

Synonyms for twiddle in the sense of this definition

(twiddle is a kind of ...) turn on or around an axis or a center

"The Earth revolves around the Sun" "The lamb roast rotates on a spit over the fire"

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