piddling


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Synonyms for piddling

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(informal) small and of little importance

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He is not some piddling pensioner seeking to protect her petunias from a neighbour's sun-blocking extension.
And for that he got a piddling community service order.
To carry out this piddling little job, BT - proud sponsors of the Olympic and Paralympic Games - charged them almost pounds 900.
So, it was good of Chris Moyles to enlighten us about the piddling sum he picks up for ranting and occasionally playing a record - a mere half-million quid.
Frankly, the campaign so far has been a piddling irrelevancy and it's becoming increasingly clear that the choice the British public are being offered here is not for a change of government but for a change of management.
Hence the expression, "all piddling in the same pot".
In Tuesday's debate Ms Burnham said: "Why not invest in the Maglev train that the Japs use to whiz through the countryside at 320mph rather than piddling around at 60mph as we do.
It does not detract from Olmsted's book that we know the eventual result: piddling reform.
More importantly, why was his piddling sentence suspended?
Because if you grow up thinking money can buy you the best education, innate confidence, a passport to the best jobs and a lifetime of privilege - which it still does in this country - then why the hell wouldn't you imagine it'd bring you enough cash for a piddling little Kindle on your 8th birthday?
It's time we stopped pandering to these drunks by ferrying them to and from A&E in booze buses and "punishing" their aggressive behaviour with piddling fines they never pay.
THERE was once a golden era when venue owners were worried about the Rolling Stones piddling on their carpets or trashing their dressing rooms.
During a debate on Tuesday she said, 'Why not invest in the Maglev train that the Japs use to whizz through the countryside at about 320mph, rather than piddling around at 60mph as we do?
However close they seem now, though, the public ought to keep in mind how close legislators came in March, until the whole deal fell apart over a few piddling details.
When rates are low and paying a piddling 2pc you might as well keep your money under the bed, but I am encouraged now and things are looking up.