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English definition of “faff about/around”

faff about/around

UK informal phrasal verb with faff     /fæf/ verb
to spend your time doing a lot of things that are not important instead of the thing that you should be doing: I wish you'd stop faffing about and do something useful!Behaving in a silly way
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