goof around

Definition of goof around

chiefly US, informal

  1. :  to spend time doing silly or playful things The kids are goofing around, watching TV and hanging out.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a silly or stupid person

    :  blunder

  1. :  to make a usually foolish or careless mistake :  blunder

    :  to make a mess of :  bungle

  1. :  in a circle or in circumference

    :  in, along, or through a circuit

    :  on all or various sides :  in every or any direction

  1. :  on all sides of

    :  so as to encircle or enclose

    :  so as to avoid or get past :  on or to another side of

  1. :  about

    :  being in existence, evidence, or circulation

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a trip made at another's expense

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