piddle(redirected from piddling about)
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intr.v. pid·dled, pid·dling, pid·dlesPhrasal Verbs:
To spend time aimlessly: piddled around the house for a few hours.
To spend (time or money) frivolously or unproductively: piddled away his fortune on sports cars; piddled away the hours watching television.
1. (intr) informal to urinate
2. (when: tr, often foll by away) to spend (one's time) aimlessly; fritter
[C16: origin unknown]
v.i. -dled, -dling.
1. to waste time; dawdle.
2. Informal. to urinate.
[1535–45; orig. uncertain]
Past participle: piddled
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|Noun||1.||piddle - liquid excretory product; "there was blood in his urine"; "the child had to make water"|
|Verb||1.||piddle - waste time; spend one's time idly or inefficiently|
|2.||piddle - eliminate urine; "Again, the cat had made on the expensive rug"|
make water, micturate, pass water, pee, pee-pee, piss, relieve oneself, spend a penny, take a leak, wee, wee-wee, urinate, puddle, make
urinate - pass after the manner of urine; "The sick men urinated blood"
wet - make one's bed or clothes wet by urinating; "This eight year old boy still wets his bed"
stale - urinate, of cattle and horses