bugger about

idiom
variants: or bugger around

Definition of bugger about

British, informal + impolite
1 : to spend time in a useless or aimless way We just buggered about all afternoon.
2 : to cause problems or trouble for (someone) I don't like being buggered about/around by faceless bureaucrats with all their forms.

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“Bugger about.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bugger%20about. Accessed 27 May. 2020.

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