piddle away


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pid·dle

 (pĭd′l) Informal
intr.v. pid·dled, pid·dling, pid·dles
To urinate.
Phrasal Verbs:
piddle around
To spend time aimlessly: piddled around the house for a few hours.
piddle away
To spend (time or money) frivolously or unproductively: piddled away his fortune on sports cars; piddled away the hours watching television.

[Origin unknown.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.piddle away - waste timepiddle away - waste time; spend one's time idly or inefficiently
expend, spend, drop - pay out; "spend money"
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