arse about/arsing about
- • to fool around, e.g. "Stop arsing around!"
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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 — vb to fool about, behave in an irresponsible or silly way. A favourite expression of many schoolmasters, especially in the 1950s and 1960s. ► Stop arsing about in there and get on with your work! … Contemporary slang
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
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 — /as / (say ahs) Colloquial (taboo) –noun 1. the rump; bottom; buttocks; posterior. 2. a. the bottom, base or tail end of something. b. the seat of a pair of pants. 3. a. a despised person. b. a fool. 4. impudence: what arse! 5. one s body or … Australian English dictionary
arse around — verb 1. be lazy or idle Her son is just bumming around all day • Syn: ↑bum, ↑bum around, ↑bum about, ↑arse about, ↑fuck off, ↑loaf, ↑frig around, ↑ … Useful english dictionary
arse around — or arse about PHRASAL VERB: usu cont, V P If you say that someone is arsing around or arsing about, you mean that they are behaving in a silly, irritating way instead of getting something done. [BRIT, INFORMAL, RUDE] … English dictionary
arse — [[t]ɑ͟ː(r)s[/t]] arses, arsing, arsed N COUNT Your arse is your bottom. [BRIT, INFORMAL, VERY RUDE] a pain in the arse → see pain Phrasal Verbs: arse around arse about (in AM … English dictionary