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piddling

adjective uk   /ˈpɪd.l̩.ɪŋ/ /ˈpɪd.lɪŋ/ informal disapproving us  
very small or not important: They are making piddling profits of less than £20,000.
Translations of “piddling”
in Chinese (Traditional) 瑣碎的, 無關緊要的,微不足道的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 琐碎的, 无关紧要的,微不足道的…
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