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The Tigers threw off two decades of middling-to-piddling seasons and made folk heroes out of Pudge Rodríguez and Magglio Ordóñez, with right-handed phenom Justin Verlander representing the future.
DETROIT IS THE CAPITAL OF BAD SPORTS RIGHT NOWANDREW MOONEYSEPTEMBER 13, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
We were kind of piddling around, and I kind of walked off ahead of him.
WARREN COMMISSION (6 OF 26): HEARINGS VOL. VI (OF 15)THE PRESIDENT'S COMMISSION ON THE ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY
There are lots of loafers and piddling projects,--but the government's also doing some big jobs, some real construction work.
CLASS OF '29ORRIE LASHIN AND MILO HASTINGS
Here I was prepared to remove the drug scourge forever, and at a piddling cost.
REVENGEARTHUR PORGES
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.
GARGANTUA AND PANTAGRUEL, COMPLETE.FRANCOIS RABELAIS
There were not merely a little piddling dish of salad, a bite of cake, and a dab of ice-cream.
A CERTAIN RICH MANWILLIAM ALLEN WHITE
I come to town and stayed about two weeks, piddling around to git along.
SLAVE NARRATIVES VOL. XIV. SOUTH CAROLINA, PART 1VARIOUS
Except for the portions reserved for the two cooks, there was not a crumb of piddling left.
THE MOTOR MAIDS AT SUNRISE CAMPKATHERINE STOKES
They simply sat around, doing nothing but watch their screens and keep their few, piddling records.
FINAL WEAPONEVERETT B. COLE
And every company in the Galaxy, be it monstrous huge or piddling small, made a mad rush to be first on the scene.
CONQUEST OVER TIMEMICHAEL SHAARA
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WORDS RELATED TO PIDDLING

  • insignificant
  • minimal
  • negligible
  • paltry
  • piddling
  • substandard
  • trifling
  • trivial
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