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piddle

pid·dle

piddle

 
pronunciation:
pI dl
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: piddled, piddles, piddling
definition: to squander or waste, esp. on trifles (usu. fol. by away).
They piddled away their money.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to waste time; dawdle.
Don't piddle around.
similar words:
idle, poke
definition 2: (informal) to urinate (used esp. in reference to children or pets).
The dog piddled on the carpet again.
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derivation: piddler (n.)