Synonyms and Antonyms of fool around
1 to engage in attention-getting playful or boisterous behavior quit fooling around on the jungle gym, or you'll get hurt Synonyms of fool around act up, clown (around), cut up, horse around, hotdog, monkey (around), showboat, show off, skylarkWords Related to fool around carry on, misbehave; roughhouse; caper, cavort, disport, frisk, frolic, gambol, lark, rollick, romp; carouse, maffick, revel, roar, wassail
2 to spend time in aimless activity spent the rainy afternoon listening to music and fooling around Synonyms of fool around doodle, fiddle, fribble, goof (around), hang about [British], kick around, mess around, monkey (around), play, potter (around), putter (around), trifleWords Related to fool around dally, dawdle, dillydally, hang (around or out), idle, loaf, loll, lounge; clown (around), horse around; diddle (with), tinkerNear Antonyms of fool around buckle (down), knuckle down, set (to), settle (down)
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