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Verb: muck about  múk u'bawt
Usage: Brit, informal
  1. Do random, unplanned work, activities or spend time idly
    "The old lady is usually mucking about in her little house";
    - putter [N. Amer], mess around, potter [Brit], tinker, monkey around [informal], muck around [Brit, informal]
  2. Behave in a foolish, fun way; indulge in horseplay
    - horse around, arse around [Brit, Cdn, informal], fool around, fool, muck around [Brit, informal], kid around [informal], arse about [Brit, Cdn, informal], screw around [informal]

Derived forms: mucked about, mucking about, mucks about

Type of: jest, joke, play, work