Meaning of “potter about/around (sth)” - Learner’s Dictionary

potter about/around (sth)

mainly UK phrasal verb with potter uk us /ˈpɒtər/ verb

to spend time in a pleasant, relaxed way, often doing small jobs in your house:

Sunday is usually spent pottering around the house.

(Definition of “potter about/around (sth)” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)