arse about /around
Verb. To mess around, to waste time.

English slang and colloquialisms. 2014.

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  • arse about/around — behave in a stupid way. → arse …   English new terms dictionary

  • arse about/around phrasal — verb (I) to waste time: He s been arsing about in the garden all day …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • tear-arse about / around — Verb. To hurry about, hinting at frantic haste. E.g. I ve been tear arsing about from one meeting to the next and without a break all day …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • arse about — phrasal verb arse around or arse about [intransitive] Word forms arse around : present tense I/you/we/they arse around he/she/it arses around present participle arsing around past tense arsed around past participle arsed around British impolite… …   English dictionary

  • arse about — verb be lazy or idle Her son is just bumming around all day • Syn: ↑bum, ↑bum around, ↑bum about, ↑arse around, ↑fuck off, ↑loaf, ↑frig around, ↑waste one s t …   Useful english dictionary

  • arse about — see arse around …   English dictionary

  • arse about/arsing about — • to fool around, e.g. Stop arsing around! …   Londonisms dictionary

  • fart arse about — Verb phrs. To mess around, to waste time. E.g. Stop fart arsing about and get on with your work …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • arse Brit. — arse Brit. vulgar slang noun a person s buttocks or anus. verb 1》 (arse about/around) behave in a stupid way. 2》 (can t be arsed) have insufficient interest to do something. Origin OE ærs, of Gmc origin …   English new terms dictionary

  • arse — arse1 [a:s US a:rs] n BrE spoken not polite [: Old English; Origin: Ars, ears] 1.) the part of your body that you sit on American Equivalent: ass 2.) a stupid and annoying person 3.) my arse! used to say that you do not believe something 4.) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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