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Meaning of PIDDLING

Pronunciation:  'pidling

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  (informal terms) small and of little importance; "a fiddling sum of money"; "a footling gesture"; "our worries are lilliputian compared with those of countries that are at war"; "a little (or small) matter"; "Mickey Mouse regulations"; "a dispute over niggling details"; "limited to petty enterprises"; "piffling efforts"; "giving a police officer a free meal may be against the law, but it seems to be a picayune infraction"

PIDDLING is a 8 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: fiddling, footling, lilliputian, little, Mickey Mouse, niggling, petty, picayune, piffling, trivial, unimportant



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Pid"dling\, a.
Trifling; trivial; frivolous; paltry; -- applied to persons
and things.

      The ignoble hucksterage of piddling tithes. --Milton.

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