putter around

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putter around

 and putter about
to do little things of little consequence; to do small tasks as found around the house. I spent all of Saturday just puttering around, not really getting anything done. I stayed home and puttered about during my vacation.
See also: around
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After missing an 18-inch putt on the 16th hole at the Nissan Open, Lehman walked off the green, then suddenly flung his putter about 30 yards into the center of a lake at Valencia Country Club.