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English definition of “muck sb/sth about/around”

muck sb/sth about/around

mainly UK informal
verb uk phrasal verb with muck   /mʌk/ us  
to behave in a silly way, or to treat someone or something in a careless way: Stop mucking about with those ornaments, you'll break something! I'm fed up with them mucking me about and cancelling our arrangements.
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