goof around

goof around

to act silly. The kids were all goofing around, waiting for the bus. Stop goofing around!
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goof around

v.
To act foolishly, playfully, or without a clear sense of purpose: The students who goofed around all semester failed the course.
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goof around

verb
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Even the front rows of the Academy Awards, where they used to get Jack Nicholson to goof around, can't compete with a drink-laden Globes table where sitting right under our noses we see Meryl Streep, Helen Mirren, Ralph Fiennes, Kathy Bates and others equally distinguished, hanging together looking like a million bucks.
Even though he'd goof around from time to time, just like he did on screen, there were many other occasions when his face reflected deep -depression and unhappiness," shared by the troubled mom to Daily Star UK.
He wants nothing more than to play, goof around and make hilarious sounds
But the proud dad is happy his sons don't see him as famous because it lets him goof around with them at home.
If you are quick witted and like to goof around, then Fear Of Words is the game for you
LAURA Junor had always been self-conscious about her teeth - and used to goof around in photos because she hated her smile.
I just play golf, fun-loving Bubba, just try to have fun and goof around.
30Pm "Simon calls it the judges' lounge - everything's open - so we all goof around, eat, and get ready in the same place.
She said: "It is easier because you can goof around more without feeling that the crew is getting annoyed.
Yes, I am about to profess the importance of nighttime and, when it comes to education, the difference that it might make to students like myself who goof around during the day.
Children loved that pool, and years later the adjacent splashpad; and parents and caregivers did too, watching the children squeal and goof around and cool off from the heat.
It was a little hot, but I got to just goof around all day.
We definitely goof around and joke quite a lot, and do some really stupid things sometimes, but nobody ever gets to see that.
Rory O'Neill of Hazards maga- zine, which conducted the study, said, 'It's a myth young workers are killed or injured because they goof around or are immature.