Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of piffle.

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Examples

  • Cotton, he had neither worked for the Perry nor yet left it alone, but loafed about with Cotton as usual, and piffled with the work for the

    Acton's Feud A Public School Story

  • Madden says 'Piffle,' but Oi say where are they piffled to?

    The Cruise of the Dry Dock

  • They piddled and piffled with iron: I'd given my orders for steel!

    Verses 1889-1896

  • They piddled and piffled with iron: I'd given my orders for steel.

    The Seven Seas

  • Nitte Santosh Hegde, who has cast the first stone, is not to be sniffed at; his pedigree not to be piffled with.

    churumuri

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  • "My great-grandad had been a piffled grind.

    I 'guaged the Black and Decker, who was plugged

    into a mega-treatise on the whine..."

    Poem by Ted Yund, M.D., Quoted in Wm. Safire's Language Maven Strikes Again, Chapter "Back to Tool".

    January 19, 2010