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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pid·dle v. i. [imp. & p. p. Piddled p. pr. & vb. n. Piddling ]
 1. To deal in trifles; to concern one's self with trivial matters rather than with those that are important.
 2. To be squeamishly nice about one's food.
 3. To urinate; -- child's word.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pid·dling a.Trifling; trivial; frivolous; paltry; -- applied to persons and things.
    The ignoble hucksterage of piddling tithes.   --Milton.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : (informal terms) 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"; "Mickey Mouse
            regulations"; "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" [syn: fiddling,
             footling, lilliputian, little, Mickey Mouse, niggling,
             piffling, petty, picayune, trivial]