fart around


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fart around

slang To engage in aimless recreation or frivolous time-wasting. Quit farting around and work on your book report already!
See also: around, fart
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

fart around

Fig. to waste time playing around. (Caution with fart, which is considered coarse.) Stop farting around and get the job started.
See also: around, fart
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

fart around

v. Vulgar Slang
To fritter time away; fool around.
See also: around, fart
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

fart around

in. to waste time; to do something ineffectually or inefficiently. (Usually objectionable.) Stop farting around and get to work!
See also: around, fart
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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