Piddle around

Piddle around
do anything in a trifling or ineffective way; dawdle

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • piddle around — ˌpiddle a ˈround ˌpiddle a ˈbout british [intransitive] [present tense I/you/we/they piddle around he/she/it piddles around present participle piddling around …   Useful english dictionary

  • piddle around — phrasal verb piddle around or piddle about [intransitive] Word forms piddle around : present tense I/you/we/they piddle around he/she/it piddles around present participle piddling around past tense piddled around past participle piddled around… …   English dictionary

  • piddle around — in. to waste time; to work aimlessly or inefficiently. □ Stop piddling around! Get to work! □ Can’t you get serious and stop piddling? …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • piddle around — Australian Slang do anything in a trifling or ineffective way; dawdle …   English dialects glossary

  • piddle around — v. work slowly and without focus …   English slang

  • piddle about — ˌpiddle a ˈround ˌpiddle a ˈbout british [intransitive] [present tense I/you/we/they piddle around he/she/it piddles around present participle …   Useful english dictionary

  • piddle about — phrasal verb piddle around or piddle about [intransitive] Word forms piddle around : present tense I/you/we/they piddle around he/she/it piddles around present participle piddling around past tense piddled around past participle piddled around… …   English dictionary

  • piddle — 1. in. to urinate. (Said of children and pets.) □ Mommy! Jimmy’s got to piddle! □ Please, Jimmy, don’t piddle on the floor. 2. n. urine. □ Where’s the dog? There’s piddle on the carpet. □ …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • piddle — UK [ˈpɪd(ə)l] / US verb [intransitive] Word forms piddle : present tense I/you/we/they piddle he/she/it piddles present participle piddling past tense piddled past participle piddled informal to urinate Phrasal verbs: piddle around piddle away …   English dictionary

  • piddle — verb (I) informal to urinate piddle around also piddle about phrasal verb (I) BrE informal to waste time doing unimportant things piddle noun (U) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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