ponce about/around

phrasal verb
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of ponce 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.

Word by Word Definitions

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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