Examples of piddling in a Sentence
He was paid a piddling amount of money.
raised one final, piddling objection to the plan
Recent Examples of piddling from the Web
Trump was a write-in candidate and earned piddling support.
The first experiment to be built to look for it in the mine that now hosts Super-Kamiokande was called KamiokaNDE, and used a piddling 3,000 tonnes of water for the purposes of detection.
Given the plan’s piddling cuts for middle-income families, as well as the intensity of tax-reform negotiations more generally, much of the plan is likely to change in the coming months.
Despite Brownback’s 2014 promise that his plan would create 100,000 jobs over the next four years, as of March 2017, Kansas had added a piddling 12,400 private-sector jobs.
Set alongside the gargantuan, horrifically mesmerizing personality of Trump, the charisma and energy of Macron, the steadfastness and longevity of Merkel, even the scariness of Putin, our politics comes over as being somewhat piddling by comparison.
That is a low bar, given the piddling returns on one-month Treasury bills, which now yield less than 1 percent.
Today, the solar system is pretty easy to keep track of (except for that piddling dwarf planet debate).
The following year saw zero emissions growth, while 2016 saw a piddling 0.2 percent rise.
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PIDDLING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of piddling for English Language Learners
: small or unimportant
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