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slang To behave foolishly or idly waste time. The employees were hacking around the office until the boss showed up. Quit hacking around and pay attention in class!
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Inf. to waste time. I'm just hacking around and doing nothing. Stop hacking around and get to work.
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in. to waste time. I wanted to hack around for a year after college, but my finances disagreed.
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