What is another word for piddle away?

15 synonyms found


[ pˈɪdə͡l ɐwˈe͡ɪ], [ pˈɪdə‍l ɐwˈe‍ɪ], [ p_ˈɪ_d_əl ɐ_w_ˈeɪ]

Piddle away is a colloquial term used to describe the act of mindlessly wasting time or engaging in trivial activities. The word piddle can be replaced with several synonyms such as tinker, dally, trifle, or fritter away. Tinkering implies engaging in small and unimportant tasks without making any significant progress. To dally is to indulge in frivolous activities without any sense of urgency. Trifling is to engage in unimportant activities without any real purpose. Frittering away time suggests spending time on unimportant things, resulting in a wasted opportunity. In essence, piddle away and its synonyms all describe the same thing, which is spending time on activities that are of no real consequence.

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How to use "Piddle away" in context?

There's something infinitely satisfying about shooing away a pesky Poodle with a simple "piddle away!" Whether it's the unexpected guest that decided to take a nap on your favorite lawn chair or the seagulls that have been plundering your bird feeder nonstop, having Poodle to chase away can be a real delight. In fact, according to some historians, this simple utterance may have originated from a much earlier era - from the days when dogs were used as messengers, hunting companions and, yes, even ratters.

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