mooch about (somewhere)

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mooch about (somewhere)

To waste time or loiter (somewhere); to spend time (somewhere) idly or listlessly. Primarily heard in UK. I got off work a little early, so I'm just going to mooch about in the city centre for a bit before I head home. John's taken to mooching about his flat all day long ever since he lost his job.
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One minute he was mooching about inside the house and the next this fox had him in its mouth.
It was horrific - one minute he was mooching about inside the house and the next this fox had him in its mouth.
And what witches these were, cast as East End hoodies aimlessly mooching about, as clichd as the Mummerset sailors leaving their nymphs on the shore at the beginning of Act III.
I was in a radio studio recently just mooching about when I spotted a notice regarding procedure in the event of a Royal death.