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doodle

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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doodledoo‧dle /ˈduːdl/ verb [intransitive] 🔊 🔊 AVDRAWto draw shapes, lines, or patterns without really thinking about what you are doing 🔊 Brad was doodling on a sheet of paper.see thesaurus at drawdoodle noun [countable]
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Examples from the Corpus
doodleShe doodled a lot when she was bored, filling her notes with stars and planets.She was doodling in the sand and I was on my tummy watching her.Margo was doodling on a legal pad.Simon was lying on the floor, doodling on a sheet of paper.The more tenured civil servants doodled on coarse notepads; the senior staff dozed.Most of them doodle on the pieces of paper they are given.I always doodle while I'm talking on the phone.She drifted slowly over to the telephone, most people doodled while they talked, and Roman proved no exception.We step past Calvin who doodles with a twig in the dust, and make our way towards the car.She started to doodle with the tape as accompaniment.You write text, you doodle, you cross things out... quite literally a tabula rasa.
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Verb table
doodle
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydoodle
he, she, itdoodles
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydoodled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave doodled
he, she, ithas doodled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad doodled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill doodle
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have doodled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam doodling
he, she, itis doodling
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you, we, theyare doodling
Past
I, he, she, itwas doodling
you, we, theywere doodling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been doodling
he, she, ithas been doodling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been doodling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be doodling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been doodling
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