Main meanings of nidgeting in English

: nidgeting1nidgeting2

nidgeting1

(also nidgettin', niggeting)

Pronunciation /ˈnɪdʒɪtɪŋ/

noun

dialect, rare British, East Anglian English
  • The action of providing or seeking assistance for a woman in labour.

Origin

Mid 18th century. Origin unknown.

Main meanings of nidgeting in English

: nidgeting1nidgeting2

nidgeting2

Pronunciation /ˈnɪdʒɪtɪŋ/

noun

historical British
  • The action of working land with a nidget.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Annals of Agriculture. From nidget + -ing.