piddly

adjective
pid·​dly | \ ˈpid-lē How to pronounce piddly (audio) \

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Examples of piddly in a Sentence

I don't want to argue about piddly details. there's only a piddly difference in price between the two paintings, so take whichever you prefer
Recent Examples on the Web Byrne is still a United States congressman and that’s no piddly thing. Kyle Whitmire, al, 7 Nov. 2019 This information isn't written in the controller's piddly instruction manual. Sam Machkovech, Ars Technica, 16 Nov. 2018 After Kilauea's 1924 summit explosions, the volcano entered a decade of piddly rumblings, followed by 18 years of silence. Sophia Yan And Malcolm Ritter, The Christian Science Monitor, 7 June 2018 But sometimes self-denial is its own form of power, as you are no doubt noticing, crammed into that piddly apartment. Helaine Olen, Slate Magazine, 25 Jan. 2017

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First Known Use of piddly

1946, in the meaning defined above

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“Piddly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/piddly. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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