fool around


fool around

verb

Definition of FOOL AROUND

intransitive verb
1
:  to spend time idly, aimlessly, or frivolously
2
:  to engage in casual sexual activity

Examples of FOOL AROUND

  1. <quit fooling around on the jungle gym, or you'll get hurt>
  2. <spent the rainy afternoon listening to music and fooling around>

First Known Use of FOOL AROUND

1837

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