bugger about

v. behave carelessly or dumbly.

Stop buggering about and get to work.


English slang. 2015.

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  • bugger about — ● bugger * * * bugger about (or bugger around) [phrasal verb] Brit informal + impolite 1 : to spend time in a useless or aimless way We just buggered about [=messed around] all afternoon. 2 bugger (someone) about/around : to cause problems or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bugger about — ► bugger about/around act stupidly or carelessly. Main Entry: ↑bugger …   English terms dictionary

  • bugger about — phrasal verb bugger about or bugger around Word forms bugger about : present tense I/you/we/they bugger about he/she/it buggers about present participle buggering about past tense buggered about past participle buggered about British impolite 1)… …   English dictionary

  • bugger about — or bugger around 1) PHRASAL VERB: V P (disapproval) If someone buggers about or buggers around, they waste time doing unnecessary things. [BRIT, INFORMAL, RUDE] Syn: mess about, mess around 2) PHRASAL VERB: V n P (disapproval) If someone …   English dictionary

  • Bugger about — mess about; fiddle around …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • bugger about — Australian Slang mess about; fiddle around …   English dialects glossary

  • bugger about* —   Behave in desultory or feeble manner …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • bugger about/around — ► bugger about/around act stupidly or carelessly. Main Entry: ↑bugger …   English terms dictionary

  • bugger about/around — act stupidly or carelessly. → bugger …   English new terms dictionary

  • bugger about / around — Verb. To mess around, waste time …   English slang and colloquialisms


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