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synonyms for doodling

  • draw
  • fiddle
  • putter
  • scribble
  • tinker
  • trifle
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How to use doodling in a sentence

When the city began to reopen, he contacted her owner to see whether he and his own dog, a golden doodle, could spend some time with her.
DOG WALKERS ARE RETURNING TO WORK, AND IT’S BEEN A JOYOUS — BUT CAUTIOUS — REUNIONASHLEY FETTERSNOVEMBER 6, 2020WASHINGTON POST
He drew a pencil and pad toward him and began doodling in a bored manner, deliberately closing his mind to what she was saying.
ULLER UPRISINGHENRY BEAM PIPER, JOHN D. CLARK AND JOHN F. CARR
When he got back to Tortha Karf's office, the Chief was awake, and doodling on his notepad with his multicolor pen.
TIME CRIMEH. BEAM PIPER
Vall looked at the pad and winced; the Chief was doodling bugs again—red ants with black legs, and blue-and-green beetles.
TIME CRIMEH. BEAM PIPER
You with your absurd doodling, which attracted the attention of some Being of the fourth dimension!
THE 4-D DOODLERGRAPH WALDEYER
For a while there was only the whining of the machines and the crazy doodling of the graph.
DIPLOMATIC IMMUNITYROBERT SHECKLEY
Yes, I believe so, though it was only absent-minded doodling.
WHISPERING WALLSMILDRED A. WIRT
Perry looked at the table, doodling in the puddles of beer with a fingertip.
MAKERSCORY DOCTOROW
Handy Sam, with one foot up on the table and a pencil between his toes, was doodling self-consciously on a paper napkin.
AT THE POSTHORACE LEONARD GOLD
Yet they go cock-a-doodling about that wretched cup as if each of them separately had been champion.
LOYAL TO THE SCHOOLANGELA BRAZIL
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