fart around(redirected from farted around)
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slang To engage in aimless recreation or frivolous time-wasting. Quit farting around and work on your book report already!
Fig. to waste time playing around. (Caution with fart, which is considered coarse.) Stop farting around and get the job started.
v. Vulgar Slang
To fritter time away; fool around.
in. to waste time; to do something ineffectually or inefficiently. (Usually objectionable.) Stop farting around and get to work!