screw around

screwed around; screwing around; screws around

Definition of screw around

intransitive verb

1 : to waste time with unproductive activity : dally
2 : to have sexual relations with someone outside of a marriage or steady relationship : be sexually promiscuous

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Examples of screw around in a Sentence

he hired a private detective because he thought his wife was screwing around

First Known Use of screw around

1935, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of screw around was in 1935

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“Screw around.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 5 December 2019.

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