Fit as a fiddle

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Fit as a fiddle : Phrases


To be in good health :
fit as being suited to a purpose


It's time to
face the music on your donut addiction.


The earliest recorded form of this phrase (1595) is
as right as a fiddle perhaps because it was a piece of skilled craftsmanship and therefore to be admired, or because its playing required dexterity. It used to be said that a person who was well-liked had a face made of a fiddle meaning that it was always wreathed in smiles, as a fiddle has a much-curled shape.

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