Translation of twiddle in Spanish:


(hacer) girar, v.

Pronunciation /ˈtwɪdl//ˈtwɪd(ə)l/

transitive verb

  • 1

    (hacer) girar
    she twiddled the pencil between her fingers jugueteaba con el lápiz

intransitive verb

  • 1

    to twiddle with sth juguetear con algo


  • 1

    vuelta feminine
    I gave the knob a twiddle giré el botón
    • With darker or lighter, this is easily done at the twiddle of a knob.
    • The evolutionists just give the knobs of the ‘mechanism’ a twiddle here and there to ‘explain’ the data.
  • 2

    (flourish, ornament)
    floritura feminine
    • The table is short of curlicues and twiddles and fancy bits.
    • In the anteroom, little knots of people emit a cacophony of twangs and twiddles while, in the adjacent baronial hall, by a framed portrait of our hero, Dickie Speake's band is limbering up.