Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb arse_around

2 senses of arse around

Sense 1
bum, bum around, bum about, arse around, arse about, fuck off, loaf, frig around, waste one's time, lounge around, loll, loll around, lounge about -- (be lazy or idle; "Her son is just bumming around all day")
       => idle, laze, slug, stagnate -- (be idle; exist in a changeless situation; "The old man sat and stagnated on his porch"; "He slugged in bed all morning")

Sense 2
horse around, arse around, fool around, fool -- (indulge in horseplay; "Enough horsing around--let's get back to work!"; "The bored children were fooling about")
       => play -- (be at play; be engaged in playful activity; amuse oneself in a way characteristic of children; "The kids were playing outside all day"; "I used to play with trucks as a little girl")
       => joke, jest -- (tell a joke; speak humorously; "He often jokes even when he appears serious")

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