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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.
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