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piddle around

To waste time idly or aimlessly. Almost always followed by "around." Stop piddling around and get to work! We were supposed to be working on our essays, but we just piddled around for most of the day.
See also: around, piddle
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

piddle around

Fig. to waste time doing little or nothing. Stop piddling around and get busy. I'm not piddling around. I am experimenting.
See also: around, piddle
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

piddle (around)

in. to waste time; to work aimlessly or inefficiently. Can’t you get serious and stop piddling?
See also: around, piddle
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Ha, they would get up at 10-11 a.m., piddle around for an hour or two and quit!