And thus he will make but bad music who hath the instruments and fiddlesticks, but none of the "resin" of Latimer.'
"Thought-transference, fiddlesticks," we may hear him cry, in imagination.
fiddlesticks for the Blairsdales say I, when certain things should be done.
When we urged the obvious facts he would say: "fiddlesticks!"
fiddlesticks about harm; what harm can come to her, I should like to know?
Nannie B. and fiddlesticks have our best thanks for their letters.
As this bordered on sentiment, abhorred of realism, Severne muttered something that sounded like "fiddlesticks."
Mrs Potter, being “of the same opinion still,” felt inclined to say “fiddlesticks!”
Simply to say you're going to make your fortune is all fiddlesticks and folly.
Why, that's the old codger that has had three wives—fiddles, and fiddlesticks, I'm not afraid of him!
Nonsense; foolishness; bullshit: When I explained, she only said, ''Fiddlesticks!''
[1857+; the singular form is found by 1600]