piddling

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pid·dling

 (pĭd′lĭng)
adj.
So trifling or trivial as to be beneath one's consideration.

piddling

(ˈpɪdlɪŋ) or

piddly

adj
informal petty; trifling; trivial
ˈpiddlingly adv

pid•dling

(ˈpɪd lɪŋ)

adj.
trifling; negligible.
[1550–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.piddling - (informal) small and of little importance; "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"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
unimportant - not important; "a relatively unimportant feature of the system"; "the question seems unimportant"

piddling

adjective (Informal) trivial, little, petty, worthless, insignificant, pants (informal), useless, fiddling, trifling, unimportant, paltry, Mickey Mouse (slang), puny, derisory, measly (informal), crappy (slang), toytown (slang), piffling, poxy (slang), nickel-and-dime (U.S. slang), wanky (taboo slang), chickenshit (U.S. slang) arguing over piddling amounts of money
major, important, significant, useful, considerable, substantial, valuable, tidy (informal), sizable or sizeable

piddling

adjective
Contemptibly unimportant:
Slang: measly.
Idiom: of no account.
Translations

piddling

[ˈpɪdlɪŋ] ADJridículo, irrisorio

piddling

[ˈpɪdlɪŋ] adj [amount, job, detail] → insignifiant(e)

piddling

adj (inf)lächerlich

piddling

[ˈpɪdlɪŋ] adj (fam) → insignificante
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The very obvious frustration of Wyko's chief executive, Mr Richard Johnson, with his company's piddlingly low share price is understandable - to some extent.
Much of what many students write is piddlingly pathetic for people of their age.