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English definition of “mill around”

mill around

(UK also mill about)
verb [T] uk phrasal verb with mill   /mɪl/ us  
If a group of people mill around, they move about with no particular purpose or in no fixed direction, sometimes while waiting for someone: In the village square, people were milling about in the sunshine.General words for movementSlow and moving slowlyWaitingStaying and remaining
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