sit about

Definition of sit about

chiefly British

  1. :  to spend time doing nothing useful He sits about and does nothing while I do all the work.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to rest on the buttocks or haunches

    :  perch, roost

    :  to occupy a place as a member of an official body

  1. :  the manner in which a garment fits

    :  an act or period of sitting


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