loiter around

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loiter around

To waste time being idle; to spend time doing little or nothing. Quit loitering around and help me take out the trash! After the stressful week that I had, I'm looking forward to just loitering around the house for the weekend.
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loiter around

to idle somewhere; to hang around. Stop loitering around! Get going! The kids were loitering around for most of the summer.
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The girl students said that during opening and closing timings of both these institutions, located on Alipur Road, scores of youths loitered around them; they also teased and harassed the girl students.
Meshram said she was scared to go back to her village as wild animals frequently loitered around due to its proximity to a wildlife park.
Fearn allegedly loitered around Nicola's house - and once put his hands round her throat to restrain her.
Birmingham Magistrates' Court heard Whitfield loitered around the hostels in the hope of striking up relationships - which almost always turned violent.
Birmingham Magistrates' Court heard Whitfield, of no fixed address, loitered around the hostels - which help rehouse homeless and vulnerable women - in the hope of striking up relationships.
It loitered around the 22nd and 23rd sections of the forest and since then has successfully hid itself in the midst of the trees and bushes," said Bholanath Sahu, a worker.
Carl Lundbech, 65, had earlier loitered around two schools, defying a Sex Offender Order made against him by magistrates, a jury at Middlesex Guildhall crown court was told yesterday.