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Meaning of "mess about/around" in Essential American English Dictionary

mess about/around

informal phrasal verb with mess   /mes/ verb
to do silly things that are not important: Stop messing around and do your homework!
(Definition of mess about/around from the Websters Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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