English-German translation for "twiddle"

"twiddle" German translation

twiddle
[ˈtwidl]transitive verb | transitives Verb v/t

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  • to twiddle one’s thumbs (or | oderod fingers) figurative(ly) | figurativ, in übertragenem Sinnfig
    Daumenor | oder od Däumchen drehen
    die Hände in den Schoß legen, faulenzen
    to twiddle one’s thumbs (or | oderod fingers) figurative(ly) | figurativ, in übertragenem Sinnfig
twiddle
[ˈtwidl]intransitive verb | intransitives Verb v/i

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  • (herum)spielen, tändeln (with mit)
    twiddle
    twiddle
  • sich schnell drehen, (er)zittern
    twiddle rare | seltenselten (twirl)
    twiddle rare | seltenselten (twirl)
twiddle
[ˈtwidl]noun | Substantiv s

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  • leichtes Drehen, (Herum)Wirbelnneuter | Neutrum n
    twiddle
    twiddle
Wir können uns den Luxus nicht leisten, die Hände in den Schoß zu legen.
We cannot afford the luxury of sitting here just twiddling our thumbs.
Source: Europarl
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