Textual thesaurus for "diddle"

(verb) fiddle, play, toy

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

(verb) hornswoggle, goldbrick, gip, gyp, bunco, short-change, scam, rook, con, defraud, swindle, mulct, nobble, victimize

deprive of by deceit

He swindled me out of my inheritance; She defrauded the customers who trusted her; the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change