Definition of goof aroundchiefly US, informal
- The kids were goofing around in the backyard.
: a silly or stupid person
: to spend time idly or foolishly
: to engage in playful activity
: to make a usually foolish or careless mistake : blunder
: 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
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