bugger about

idiom
variants: or bugger around
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

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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