Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (n) violin, fiddle (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)
- S: (v) fiddle, shirk, shrink from, goldbrick (avoid (one's assigned duties)) "The derelict soldier shirked his duties"
- S: (v) fiddle (commit fraud and steal from one's employer) "We found out that she had been fiddling for years"
- S: (v) fiddle (play the violin or fiddle)
- S: (v) fiddle (play on a violin) "Zuckerman fiddled that song very nicely"
- S: (v) toy, fiddle, diddle, play (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"
- S: (v) tamper, fiddle, monkey (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"
- S: (v) tinker, fiddle (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"