v. doo·dled, doo·dling, doo·dles
1. To draw or sketch aimlessly, especially when preoccupied.
2. To kill time; dawdle.
To draw (figures) while preoccupied.
A figure or design drawn or written absent-mindedly.
[English dialectal, to fritter away time, perhaps from doodle, fool; see DOODLEBUG.]
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