bugger about / around

Verb. To mess around, waste time.

English slang and colloquialisms. 2014.

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  • bugger about/around — ► bugger about/around act stupidly or carelessly. Main Entry: ↑bugger …   English terms dictionary

  • bugger about/around — act stupidly or carelessly. → bugger …   English new terms dictionary

  • bugger somebody around — ˌbugger sb aˈbout/aˈround derived (BrE, taboo, slang) to treat sb in a way that is deliberately not helpful to them or wastes their time • I m sick of being buggered about by the company.   …   Useful english dictionary

  • bugger about — ► bugger about/around act stupidly or carelessly. Main Entry: ↑bugger …   English terms dictionary

  • bugger about — ● bugger * * * bugger about (or bugger around) [phrasal verb] Brit informal + impolite 1 : to spend time in a useless or aimless way We just buggered about [=messed around] all afternoon. 2 bugger (someone) about/around : to cause problems or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bugger about — phrasal verb bugger about or bugger around Word forms bugger about : present tense I/you/we/they bugger about he/she/it buggers about present participle buggering about past tense buggered about past participle buggered about British impolite 1)… …   English dictionary

  • bugger about — or bugger around 1) PHRASAL VERB: V P (disapproval) If someone buggers about or buggers around, they waste time doing unnecessary things. [BRIT, INFORMAL, RUDE] Syn: mess about, mess around 2) PHRASAL VERB: V n P (disapproval) If someone …   English dictionary

  • Bugger about — mess about; fiddle around …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • bugger about — Australian Slang mess about; fiddle around …   English dialects glossary

  • bugger — vulgar slang, chiefly Brit. ► NOUN 1) derogatory a person who commits buggery. 2) a person regarded with contempt or pity. 3) an annoying or awkward thing. ► VERB 1) practise buggery with. 2) cause serious harm or trouble to. 3) …   English terms dictionary


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