piss about/around

phrasal verb

pissed about/around; pissing about/around; pisses about/around
British, informal + impolite
1
: to spend time doing things that are not useful or serious : to waste time
Don't piss around with your health—see a doctor!
It's time we stopped pissing about and got busy.
2
: to be unfair or dishonest with (someone)
The sales clerk is pissing us around—he keeps saying he'll help us, but we've been waiting for 20 minutes!

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“Piss about/around.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/piss%20about%2Faround. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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