bum around

idiom
variants: or British bum about

Definition of bum around 

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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