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English definition of “bum around”

bum around

informal
verb [T] uk phrasal verb with bum   /bʌm/ (-mm-) slang us  
to spend time being lazy and doing very little: I wish you'd stop bumming around and start looking for a job.Passive and not workingLaziness and lazy peopleAvoiding action
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