ponce about/around

phrasal verb

ponced about/around; poncing about/around; ponces about/around
British, informal
: to spend time doing things that are not useful or serious : to waste time doing silly things
It's time to stop poncing about and get busy.

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“Ponce about/around.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ponce%20about%2Faround. Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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