piddling


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Synonyms for piddling

Synonyms for piddling

Synonyms for piddling

(informal) small and of little importance

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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.
Newcastle is a piddling little provincial city with a declining population.
Hence the expression, "all piddling in the same pot".
Now, some piddling little holes appear in the ozone layer and everyone starts flapping.
It does not detract from Olmsted's book that we know the eventual result: piddling reform.
Why did Oscar Pistorius get a piddling five years for homicide and not life for murder?
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.
Yet by neglecting such investigations, the press--starting with the Big Four--makes it a cinch for politicians to divert public concern to the relatively piddling outlays for the National Endowment for the Arts, public broadcasting, and the like.
This piddling procrastination is not just ridiculous.
Camilla would be better using her power and influence to campaign for more rapists to be jailed and making sure those who are get more than a piddling few months.