mucked about/around; mucking about/around; mucks about/around
Definition of muck about/around
1 : to spend time doing things that are not useful or serious : to waste time We just mucked about all afternoon.
2 : to be unfair or dishonest with (someone) : to lie to or cheat (someone) I want them to stop mucking me around. He's tired of being mucked about.
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