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English definition of “play around”

play around

(SEX) informal disapproving (UK also play about) phrasal verb with play     /pleɪ/ verb
If someone who is married or has a serious relationship plays around, they have sex with another person or people: If she finds out he's been playing around with his secretary, there'll be trouble.Infidelity in relationships
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