Variant of doodle
- to move aimlessly or foolishly; dawdle
- ☆ to scribble or draw aimlessly or nervously, esp. when the attention is elsewhere; make doodles
- ☆ Informal to play music in a casual, informal way
Origin: German dudeln, to play (the bagpipe), hence to trifle, dawdle (; from Polish dudlić ; from dudy, a bagpipe ; from Turkish duduk, a flute); reinforced by echoic tootle and amp; dawdle
- doodler noun
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