, -·dled, -·dling
- to urinate: child's term
- to dawdle or trifle: sometimes with away: to piddle the time away
Origin of piddleprobably euphemistic diminutive ; from base of piss
intransitive verbpid·dled, pid·dling, pid·dles
To urinate.Phrasal Verbs: piddle around To spend time aimlessly: piddled around the house for a few hours. piddle away To spend (time or money) frivolously or unproductively: piddled away his fortune on sports cars; piddled away the hours watching television.
Origin of piddleOrigin unknown.
- (UK, euphemistic, slang) An act of urination.
(third-person singular simple present piddles, present participle piddling, simple past and past participle piddled)
- (UK, euphemistic, slang) To urinate.
- To waste time; often used as a euphemism for piss and followed by away.
- He piddled away three hours at the bus station waiting for Gabe to show up.
- A small river in Dorset county, England.