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Adjective: fiddly (fiddlier,fiddliest)  fi-d(u)l-ee
Usage: Brit, informal
  1. Awkward to do or use, requiring a degree of manual dexterity
    "Fiddly buttons and braces, and knickers and tap-dancing, were sure to crop up again"

Derived forms: fiddlier, fiddliest