Definitions

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  • n. One who piddles.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who piddles.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who piddles; a mere trifler or good-for-nothing.
  • n. A squeamish eater.

Etymologies

piddle +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • It would certainly be better than cheering a piddler on the roof.

    Ken Blackwell: Piddler on the Roof

  • Some spiky-headed little piddler was going to outdrive Bernie?

    Dog on It

  • I am generally very shy about hitting on women and I am a very, very tidy piddler.

    Transgender bathroom rights in New England.

  • A. gets up in plenty of time, but bless her little heart, she's a piddler.

    A Slow Learning Curve

  • Take notice, I do not charge Edith as being worse in this respect than others: she may not be as bad, though it is no recommendation that she is the daughter of one who is a Machiavel on trifles and a palterer and piddler on important matters.

    Alamance; Or, the Great and Final Experiment viii, 9-151, [1] p.

  • "Jezebel back ag'in in your own teeth, and damned piddler too, Mr. Sargeant!" cried Betty, who was easily roused.

    The Spy

  • Trust me, seeing a guy sprinting across the field with his little piddler dangling in the wind is about the least of the concerns a parent ...

    Beyond Robson

  • [From the initials of the old Public Broadcasting System.] out there in the free world. piddler a prisoner who participates in the prison's crafts programs. piddling room a craft shop for prisoner recreation, supervised by prison employees. pistols leather riding gloves sold in the prison commissary, sometime worn during prison fist fights in order to scar an opponent's face. porcupine beef a meat patty rolled in rice and chopped onion before cooking.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XIX No 2

  • You can't call a monster big enough to carry off five legionaries any sort of piddler. "

    Smart Dragons, Foolish Elves

  • Though I am a mere piddler in the Spanish language, I had rather take pains to understand him in the original than sleep over a stupid translation.”

    Lady Mary Wortley Montague

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  • A squeamish eater, according to the Century Dictionary.

    December 7, 2010