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ponce about/around

phrasal verb with ponce uk   /pɒns/  us   /pɑːns/ verb

ponce about/around (LIKE A WOMAN)

UK offensive If a man ​ponces about/around, he ​behaves or ​dresses more like a woman than like a man: He was poncing around in a ​pair of ​fluffyslippers.

ponce about/around (NOT HELPFUL)

informal to ​wastetime doing ​silly things that do not ​achieve anything or ​help anyone: There's no ​time for poncing around - we need to get these ​boxespacked by this ​evening.
(Definition of ponce about/around from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “ponce about/around”
in Chinese (Simplified) 像女人, 穿得花里胡哨四处招摇…
in Chinese (Traditional) 像女人, 穿得花枝招展四處招搖…
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