Mooches around - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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mooch around (somewhere)
To waste time or loiter (somewhere); to spend time (somewhere) idly or listlessly. Primarily heard in UK. I got off work a little early, so I'm just going to mooch around in the city centre for a bit before I head home. John's taken to mooching around his flat all day long ever since he lost his job.
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In this week's tale - A Question of Blood - Stott's moody maverick cop mooches around
Edinburgh as usual but finds himself forced to ask some difficult questions - of himself.