bum around

idiom

variants or British bum about
informal
1
: to spend time relaxing in (a place) instead of working
I spent the whole day just bumming around the house.
2
: to spend time living and traveling in (a place) without a job or much money
After graduation, she bummed around Mexico for a while.

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“Bum around.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bum%20around. Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

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