English-German translation for "fiddle"

"fiddle" German translation

fiddle
[ˈfidl]noun | Substantiv s

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  • Fiedelfeminine | Femininum f
    fiddle musical term | MusikMUS familiar, informal | umgangssprachlichumg
    Geigefeminine | Femininum f
    fiddle musical term | MusikMUS familiar, informal | umgangssprachlichumg
    fiddle musical term | MusikMUS familiar, informal | umgangssprachlichumg
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  • Schlingerbortneuter | Neutrum n
    fiddle nautical | Nautik/SchifffahrtSCHIFF
    fiddle nautical | Nautik/SchifffahrtSCHIFF
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  • it’s a fiddle familiar, informal | umgangssprachlichumg
    das ist Schiebung
    it’s a fiddle familiar, informal | umgangssprachlichumg
fiddle
[ˈfidl]intransitive verb | intransitives Verb v/i

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  • also | aucha. fiddle away play violin familiar, informal | umgangssprachlichumg
    also | aucha. fiddle away play violin familiar, informal | umgangssprachlichumg
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fiddle
[ˈfidl]transitive verb | transitives Verb v/t

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  • (Melodie) fiedeln
    fiddle on fiddle familiar, informal | umgangssprachlichumg
    fiddle on fiddle familiar, informal | umgangssprachlichumg
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  • usually | meistmeist meist fiddle away time slang | Slang, saloppe Umgangssprache, Jargonsl
    usually | meistmeist meist fiddle away time slang | Slang, saloppe Umgangssprache, Jargonsl
  • frisieren, manipulieren
    fiddle accounts, result familiar, informal | umgangssprachlichumg
    fiddle accounts, result familiar, informal | umgangssprachlichumg
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  • to fiddle (around) withsomething | etwas sth tinker with
    ansomething | etwas etwas herumspielen
    to fiddle (around) withsomething | etwas sth tinker with
fiddle
[ˈfidl]interjection | Interjektion, Ausruf int

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to play second fiddle
die zweite Geige spielen
to play second fiddle
to fiddle aboutor | oder od around withsomething | etwas sth
ansomething | etwas etwas (dative (case) | Dativdat) herumspielen, mitsomething | etwas etwas herumspielen
to fiddle aboutor | oder od around withsomething | etwas sth
fit as a fiddle
fit as a fiddle
fit as a fiddle
(in) bester Laune
fit as a fiddle
Er kam und fing an an dem Touchpad herumzufummeln.
He came there and he started to fiddle around with the touchpad.
Source: TED
Tom scheint kerngesund zu sein.
Tom seems to be as fit as a fiddle.
Source: Tatoeba
http: //www. ted. com/ talks/ lang/ de/ natalie_macmaster_fiddles_in_reel_time. html
http: // www. ted. com/ talks/ natalie_ macmaster_ fiddles_ in_ reel_ time. html
Source: TED
Die EU darf sich nicht einfach mit Protokollen um diese Frage herummogeln.
The EU cannot just fiddle around with protocols on a matter like this.
Source: Europarl
Mit anderen Worten, die Kohäsion wird dem Wettbewerb untergeordnet.
In other words, cohesion is playing second fiddle to competition.
Source: Europarl
Wird wieder an den in Berlin vereinbarten Obergrenzen gerüttelt?
Will we once again have to fiddle with the ceilings agreed in Berlin?
Source: Europarl
Ich betrachte es nicht als demokratische Lappalie.
This is not democratic fiddle-faddle.
Source: Europarl
In Wirklichkeit stimmt das nicht, denn die Rechnungsführung wurde manipuliert.
This is a lie: the accounts have been fiddled.
Source: Europarl
Gerade mit der kurzfaserigen Variante streichen die Landwirte zu Unrecht Prämien ein.
It is precisely with the short-fibre variant that farmers fiddled the system.
Source: Europarl
In verschiedenen Reden warnte er davor, das leninistische Fundament der Partei anzugreifen.
In various speeches, he warned against fiddling with the party's Leninist foundation.
Source: News-Commentary
Und das ist dabei rausgekommen. Ich habe ein bisschen damit rumgespielt...
And so here is what I came up with. I start fiddling with it.
Source: TED
Na, heute siehst du ja fit wie ein Turnschuh aus.
You're certainly looking fit as a fiddle today.
Source: Tatoeba
Ebenso wenig das Herumbasteln an den Regeln.
Neither will fiddling with the rules.
Source: News-Commentary
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