fiddlestick


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fiddlestick

(ˈfɪdəlˌstɪk)
n
1. (Instruments) informal a violin bow
2. any meaningless or inconsequential thing; trifle
3. fiddlesticks! an expression of annoyance or disagreement
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fiddlestick - a bow used in playing the violinfiddlestick - a bow used in playing the violin  
bow - a slightly curved piece of resilient wood with taut horsehair strands; used in playing certain stringed instruments
fiddle, violin - 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
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