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English definition of “fart about/around”

fart about/around

UK offensive phrasal verb with fart     /fɑːt/ US  /fɑːrt/ verb [I] very informal
to waste time doing silly or unnecessary things: Stop farting about and help me tidy up.Behaving in a silly way
(Definition of fart about/around from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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