Definitions

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  • v. to engage in frivolous behaviour; to monkey around
  • v. to waste time
  • v. to engage in casual or flirtatious sexual acts
  • v. to engage in adultery; to play around

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. indulge in horseplay
  • v. commit adultery

Etymologies

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Examples

  • With his relatives either back in Greece or boycotting the non-Greek-Orthodox ceremony, he was free to fool around with his friends.

    Isabel’s Bed

  • Using my headlamp, I fuss over the ropes, fool around with the webbing looped around my right arm, adjust the punched-out camera sack on my left arm, squirm around in my harness to stimulate the circulation in my legs, and finally tuck my arm and head back into the rope bag, reassuming the position, as I have come to think of it.

    127 Hours

  • Only a chechaquo'd fool around that pasture long enough to fill a pan of dirt.

    Chapter X

  • Who would you rather fool around with, a hot cousin or a hot stepsibling?

    go ahead, ASK ME

  • It is fun to fool around and try in oneform or another to express thoughts that suddenly come up from way down deep in one’s heart.

    Barbara Bush

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