EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DOODLING
"Why—its like some of the designs in his doodling," he exclaimed.
Perry looked at the table, doodling in the puddles of beer with a fingertip.
Don't mind my doodling either—see the border I drew around your true name while I daydreamed and my pen was thinking for me?
Handy Sam, with one foot up on the table and a pencil between his toes, was doodling self-consciously on a paper napkin.
When he got back to Tortha Karf's office, the Chief was awake, and doodling on his notepad with his multicolor pen.
Vall looked at the pad and winced; the Chief was doodling bugs again—red ants with black legs, and blue-and-green beetles.
"scrawl aimlessly," 1935, from dialectal doodle, dudle "fritter away time, trifle," or associated with dawdle. It was a noun meaning "simple fellow" from 1620s.
Related: Doodled; Doodling.