Definition of Piddling in English :

Define Piddling in English

Piddling meaning in English

Meaning of Piddling in English

Pronunciation of Piddling in English

Piddling pronunciation in English

Pronounce Piddling in English


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1. fiddling, footling, lilliputian, little, niggling, petty, picayune, piddling, piffling, trivial

(informal) small and of little importance

Example Sentences:
'a fiddling sum of money'
'a footling gesture'
'our worries are lilliputian compared with those of countries that are at war'
'a little (or small) matter'
'a dispute over niggling details'
'limited to petty enterprises'
'piffling efforts'
'giving a police officer a free meal may be against the law, but it seems to be a picayune infraction'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of piddling
petty; trifling; trivial

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see synonyms of piddling
insignificant; trifling; petty

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see synonyms of piddling
So trifling or trivial as to be beneath one's consideration.

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