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English definition of “prat about/around”

prat about/around

UK informal
verb uk phrasal verb with prat   /præt/ (-tt-) us  
to behave stupidly, especially when you should be behaving in a responsible way: Stop pratting around and get on with your work!Behaving in a silly way
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