American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. So trifling or trivial as to be beneath one's consideration.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Trifling. Also peddling.
- Squeamish; difficult to please, especially in eating.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Trifling; trivial; frivolous; paltry; -- applied to persons and things.
- adj. (informal) small and of little importance
“Most wine retails for less than $20, but even if your resources can best be described as piddling, Christmas is not the time for sending Aunt Kate a $7.95 Romanian chardonnay.”
“We're not talking about the kind of piddling savings that comes from giving up your twice-a-week Starbucks”
“It's also work that Michael Behe called "piddling", despite the fact that it directly addresses the claims of irreducible complexity.”
“Bill Clinton drove this point home in his controlled but angry remarks that we have been "piddling" in response to this jobs crisis.”
“Not even because of the use of the word 'piddling' as a Parliamentary term.”
“This is the work that Behe has called "piddling", and claims that it has no relevance to the evolvability of complex biochemical...”
“After some whispering and laughter by the interpreters, and an interjection by Premier Zhou Enlai, it became clear that what Mao had said was more like either "piddling" or "farting.”
“Pope calls him "piddling" because of his scrupulous attention to details.”
“We weren't as negative as Picasso (who called his work "piddling") and certainly neither of us would go so far as to say Bonnard is terrible.”
“But on the piddling, cash-strapped Sunday Herald…?”
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