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English definition of “doss about/around”

doss about/around

phrasal verb with doss   /dɒs/ US  /dɑːs/ verb [I usually + adv/prep] UK slang
to spend your time doing very little: Come on, Peter, stop dossing around and get some work done.Avoiding actionLaziness and lazy peopleLaziness and lazy peopleAvoiding action
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