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flies the handle

Synonyms:

bark, flare, flash, growl, grumble, grunt, lash out, retort, snarl, snort.
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Correct spelling:
fiddle
Definition:
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

Synonyms:

noun
artifact
fiddle, violin.
fiddle
diddle, play, toy, violin.
musical instrument
banjo, bass, bassoon, cello, clarinet, drum, electric guitar, English Horn, flute, French Horn, guitar, harmonica, harp, harpsichord, horn, keyboard, oboe, organ, piano, piccolo, recorder, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, viola, violin, alto saxophone, classical guitar, electric piano, tenor saxophone, violincello.
musical instruments
accordion, baby grand, balalaika, barrel organ, bass guitar, bagpipes, air guitar.
verb
creation
fiddle.
mess with, tinker
dabble, doodle, feel, fidget, finger, fool, handle, interfere, mess, mess around, monkey, play, potter, puddle, putter, tamper, touch, toy, trifle, twiddle.
possession
fiddle.
social
fiddle, goldbrick, shirk, shrink from.
Examples of usage:
  1. On the contrary, I'm as fit as a fiddle." – From the Housetops by George Barr McCutcheon
  2. He came occasionally to Rohrau to see his relatives, and one day he surprised Haydn keeping strict time to the family music on his improvised fiddle. – Haydn by J. Cuthbert Hadden
  3. Springing up from his chair in the outer room he seized his fiddle from its shelf and scraped away on a tune of his own. – Dorothy at Oak Knowe by Evelyn Raymond
  4. Father plays the fiddle. – Gone to Earth by Mary Webb
  5. He had his fiddle, and he cared for nothing else. – A Book of Ghosts by Sabine Baring-Gould

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