mess around


Definition of mess around

intransitive verb

1 : to waste time : dawdle, idle
2a : associate didn't mess around with gangs

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Examples of mess around in a Sentence

spent the vacation day just messing around a guy who goes to the health club mainly to mess around with the women

First Known Use of mess around

1918, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of mess around was in 1918

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a shady place in a garden or forest

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