potter around/about

Definition of potter around/about

British
:to spend time in a relaxed way doing small jobs and other things that are not very important
  • He spent his holidays pottering around the house/garden.

Word by Word Definitions

potter play
  1. : one that makes pottery

  1. : putter

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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