mooch around/about

phrasal verb
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of mooch around/about

British, informal
: to walk around with no particular purpose
  • I've just been mooching about all afternoon.
  • We mooched around at some antique stores and then went to a café.

Word by Word Definitions

mooch play
  1. : to wander aimlessly : amble

  2. : beg, sponge

  3. : to take surreptitiously : steal

around play
  1. : in a circle or in circumference

  2. : in, along, or through a circuit

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

  1. : on all sides of

  2. : so as to encircle or enclose

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

  1. : about

  2. : being in existence, evidence, or circulation


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