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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