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slouch around

To loaf around (some place), as out of leisure, laziness, or boredom. After such a hectic week, I decided to spend the entire weekend slouching around reading books and watching TV. Instead of slouching around the office like that, why don't you go ask the boss for something to work on and actually make yourself useful?
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slouch around

to move around with a stooped or bent body. (one may slouch because of age, illness, fatigue, depression, fear, or with the intention of not being observed.) she is slouching around because she is tired. Don't you slouch around when you are tired?
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There is a sport mode on the CR-V hybrid so no slouching around - as if a hybrid hero would ever do that - and an ECON button for saving electricity.
I won't be too happy if I see anyone slouching around but they have to do that.
Boosts for national security spending are a good bet as long as a Republican majority is slouching around Capitol Hill.
It's much more fun to plan colour schemes, clever table settings and centrepieces and work out how to decorate chairs than it is to come up with ideas for my outfit - especially as I'm at my happiest slouching around in slippers anyway!
But when he gets up in the middle of the night, slouching around in his shabby plaid bathrobe and muttering to himself, his anguish suddenly becomes palpable and leaves him almost unbearably vulnerable.
Far from slouching around the house in her dressing gown, catatonic with sleep deprivation and the bloody battle that is childbirth she should, according to Gina's new book The Contented Mother's Guide, 'schedule a date night' with her partner and put sex back on the menu within weeks of the birth.
On a daily basis, the biggest names can be seen happily slouching around in the very tracksuit bottoms and Ugg boots look Beckham is complaining about.
And unlike most other celebrities, you won't catch the 25-year-old from Neath slouching around in a pair of old jeans and a scruffy jumper - well perhaps only if you spot her at her local supermarket on a rare day off.
But our new love of staying indoors doesn't mean that we have to spend our lives slouching around in old tracksuit bottoms and frumpy cardigans.
It's like meeting a Hollywood beauty in a supermarket car park when they aren't wearing any make-up and slouching around in trackies.
"People see me from the beginning, slouching around, when I couldn't be bothered doing anything and I didn't have the energy to run after Jake.
Slouching around the tidy farmhouse in his mud-stained clothes, a goofy grin on his face, Marshall-Green gets the Brando-Dean inflections down cold before deconstructing them to smithereens.