One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
potter about, amuse oneself, pass the time, do nothing very much, fiddle about, fiddle around, footle about, footle around, play about, play around, fool about, fool around
fidget, toy, trifle, tamper, tinker, interfere, meddle, monkey, monkey about, monkey around
informal piddle about, piddle around
British informal muck about, muck around, lark, lark about, lark around, fanny about, fanny around
vulgar slang frig about, frig around, fuck about, fuck around
British vulgar slang piss about, piss around, arse about, arse around, bugger about, bugger around
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