[ped-ling] /ˈpɛd lɪŋ/
trifling; paltry; piddling.
[ped-l] /ˈpɛd l/
verb (used with object), peddled, peddling.
to carry (small articles, goods, wares, etc.) from place to place for sale at retail; hawk.
to deal out, distribute, or dispense, especially in small quantities:
to peddle radical ideas.
to sell (drugs) illicitly.
verb (used without object), peddled, peddling.
to go from place to place with goods, wares, etc., for sale at retail.
to occupy oneself with trifles; trifle.
to go from place to place selling (goods, esp small articles)
(transitive) to sell (illegal drugs, esp narcotics)
(transitive) to advocate (ideas) persistently or importunately: to peddle a new philosophy
(intransitive) (archaic) to trifle
“to retail,” 1837 in modern use, a colloquial back-formation from peddler. Related: Peddled; peddling.
[ped-uh-rast, pee-duh-] /ˈpɛd əˌræst, ˈpi də-/ noun 1. a person who engages in pederasty. /ˈpɛdəˌræst/ noun 1. a man who practises pederasty n. 1730s, from French pédéraste, from Latin paederasta, from Greek paiderastes “a lover of boys” (see pederasty). pederast ped·er·ast (pěd’ə-rāst’) n. A man who has sexual relations, especially anal intercourse, with a boy. […]
[ped-uh-ras-tee, pee-duh-] /ˈpɛd əˌræs ti, ˈpi də-/ noun 1. sexual relations between two males, especially when one of them is a minor. /ˈpɛdəˌræstɪ/ noun 1. homosexual relations between men and boys n. “sodomy of a man with a boy,” c.1600, from French pédérastie or directly from Modern Latin pæderastia, from Greek paiderastia “love of boys,” […]
[pur-dn-al-uh s] /ˌpɜr dnˈæl əs/ noun 1. a river in central Texas, flowing E to the Colorado river. About 105 miles (169 km) long.
[pees, peys] /pis, peɪs/ noun, plural pedes [pee-deez, ped-eez] /ˈpi diz, ˈpɛd iz/ (Show IPA). Anatomy, Zoology. 1. a foot or footlike part. /ˈpɛdiːz/ noun 1. the plural of pes /peɪz; piːz/ noun (pl) pedes (ˈpɛdiːz) 1. the technical name for the human foot 2. the corresponding part in higher vertebrates 3. any footlike part […]