goof off Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"goof off" in British English

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goof off

US informal
phrasal verb with goof uk   us   /ɡuːf/ verb [I or T] mainly US informal
to ​avoid doing any ​work: The ​teacher told them to ​stopgoofing off and get back to ​work.
(Definition of goof off from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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goof off

infml
phrasal verb with goof  us   /ɡuf/ verb [I] infml
to ​avoidwork or ​wastetime: You’d ​better not ​let the ​bosscatch you goofing off!
(Definition of goof off from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “goof off”
in Chinese (Simplified) 逃避工作, 偷懒…
in Turkish kaytarmak, yan gelip yatmak, tembellik yapmak…
in Russian лодырничать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 逃避工作, 偷懶…
in Polish obijać się…
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