stand around with (one's) thumb up (one's) ass(redirected from standing around with somebody's thumb up somebody's ass)
stand around with (one's) thumb up (one's) ass
rude slang To stand in or around a single location, idly wasting time. Stop standing around with your thumb up your ass and help me push this car off the road! A: "Tom's still just standing around with his thumb up his ass." B: "Call him in here—I'll give him something nice and boring to do."
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