horse about

phrasal verb
horsed about; horsing about; horses about

Definition of horse about

British, informal
: to play in a rough or loud way : to engage in horseplay They were horsing about instead of studying.

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“Horse about.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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