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English definition of “fiddle about/around”

fiddle about/around

disapproving phrasal verb with fiddle     /ˈfɪd.l̩/ verb
to spend time doing small things that are not important or necessary: I was just fiddling around in the kitchen.Avoiding actionLaziness and lazy people
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