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n.1.One who piddles.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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While you're at it, bring back milk in glass bottles, three-wheeled cars and cobbled streets to drive them down, inventors in sheds, rotary-dial telephones, shops with ashtrays, travel agents, insurance brokers, Vesta "instant" beef curry and chicken chow mein, and household showers with all the water pressure of a middle-aged midnight piddler. Bring it all back.
A self-described piddler, Haydel always has a project going around the house, or a new hobby, usually dedicated to the outdoors.
Washington Post critic Rita Kempley lambastes Bette Midler's decline from "queen of camp" to become a "middling piddler" of sentimental fare for which "even Oprah's audiences are far too sophisticated" (2).