Spend time in trifling activities: I piddled around the house all day
[ mid 16th century (as piddle): of unknown origin; compare with the rare synonym peddle]
More example sentences
- Even better, all her daughter's piddling around the house had freed mother's time up to spend it alone reading her magazines.
- The diagrams and the whole business that I got the Nobel Prize for came from that piddling around with the wobbling plate.
- Art gives me a lot of pleasure, both looking at it and piddling around myself.