piddling

adjective pid·dling \ ˈpid-lən , -liŋ ; ˈpi-dᵊl-ən , -iŋ \
|Updated on: 4 Jul 2018

Examples of piddling in a Sentence

  1. He was paid a piddling amount of money.

  2. raised one final, piddling objection to the plan

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Definition of piddling for English Language Learners

  • : small or unimportant



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