how to pronounce diddle


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the above transcription of diddle is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

diddle is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of diddle in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… to diddle them okay so when a chemist …”

meanings of diddle


  1. To waste time.
  2. To masturbate (especially of women).
  3. To totter, like a child learning to walk; to daddle.
  4. To manipulate a value at the level of individual bits (binary digits).
  5. To have sex with.
  6. To cheat; to swindle.


  1. In percussion, two consecutive notes played by the same hand (either RR or LL), similar to the drag, except that by convention diddles are played the same speed as the context in which they are placed.
  2. The penis.


  1. A meaningless word used when singing a tune or indicating a rhythm.

diddle frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word diddle occurs in english on average 0.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics diddle can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that diddle can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) leisure and entertainment;

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