Definition of fool around with
- I'm not really a painter; I just like to fool around with paints.
- Don't fool around with that gun.
- His wife discovered that he was fooling around with his secretary.
: a person lacking in judgment or prudence
: a retainer (see 1retainer 1) formerly kept in great households to provide casual entertainment and commonly dressed in motley with cap, bells, and bauble
: one who is victimized or made to appear foolish : dupe
: foolish, silly
: to behave foolishly
: to meddle, tamper, or experiment especially thoughtlessly or ignorantly
: to play or improvise a comic role
: in a circle or in circumference
: in, along, or through a circuit
: on all or various sides : in every or any direction
: on all sides of
: so as to encircle or enclose
: so as to avoid or get past : on or to another side of
: being in existence, evidence, or circulation
What made you want to look up fool around with? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).