monkey around

phrasal verb
monkeyed around; monkeying around; monkeys around

Definition of monkey around

informal
: to do things that are not useful or serious : to waste time We just monkeyed around all afternoon. a young scientist monkeying around in the lab

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“Monkey around.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/monkey%20around. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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