goof around

goof around

To engage in aimless recreation or frivolous time-wasting; to fool around. Quit goofing around and get to work on your book report already!
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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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Logan and his fellow vloggers goof around, play video games, share self-indulgent in-jokes with their friends - and they put it on YouTube, and that's vlogging, and it makes crazy money.
I've made a lot of music videos where I would either just goof around or be serious.
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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.
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.
It was a little hot, but I got to just goof around all day.
They goof around for the camera off duty and Salazar even records them on duty so that when one of them is blown to pieces by a bomb left in roadside trash, he gets it all.
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.