piddle away

phrasal verb
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of piddle away

chiefly US, informal
:to waste (something, such as time, money, an opportunity, etc.)
  • We piddled the whole morning away doing nothing.
  • He piddled away his entire paycheck.

Word by Word Definitions

piddle play
  1. : dawdle, putter

  2. : urinate

away play
  1. : on the way : along

  2. : from this or that place

  3. : in a secure place or manner

  1. : absent from a place : gone

  2. : distant in space or time

  3. : played on an opponent's grounds


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