putter about

putter about

To move from place to place, doing trivial, random, or aimless tasks or activities. It makes me sad thinking of my granddad puttering about in that big old house all by himself. I didn't have a specific plan while I was in London, so I spent most of the time just puttering about.
See also: putter
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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.