Puttered
Putter Put"ter, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Puttered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Puttering}.] [See {Potter}.] To act inefficiently or idly; to occupy oneself in a liesurely manner; to trifle; to potter; as, to putter around in the garden. [1913 Webster +PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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