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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PIDDLING

They simply sat around, doing nothing but watch their screens and keep their few, piddling records.

I come to town and stayed about two weeks, piddling around to git along.

Except for the portions reserved for the two cooks, there was not a crumb of piddling left.

With this he left us piddling; then within a quarter of an hour came back, and told us the pope-hawk is now to be seen.

We were kind of piddling around, and I kind of walked off ahead of him.

There are lots of loafers and piddling projects,--but the government's also doing some big jobs, some real construction work.

Here I was prepared to remove the drug scourge forever, and at a piddling cost.

And every company in the Galaxy, be it monstrous huge or piddling small, made a mad rush to be first on the scene.

WORD ORIGIN

"insignificant, trifling," 1550s, past participle adjective from piddle (v.).

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