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English definition of “fiddle around”

fiddle around

disapproving (UK also fiddle about)
verb uk phrasal verb with fiddle   /ˈfɪd.l̩/ us  
to spend time doing small things that are not important or necessary: I was just fiddling around in the kitchen.Avoiding actionLaziness and lazy people
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