piss around / about

piss around / about
Verb. 1. To mess about, to waste time.
2. To waste someone's time, to annoy someone.

English slang and colloquialisms. 2014.

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  • piss somebody about — ˌpiss sb aˈbout/aˈround derived (BrE) to treat sb in a way that is deliberately not helpful to them or wastes their time • The job centre pissed me around for hours before they finally gave me the right form.  A more polite, informal way of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • piss around — phrasal verb piss about or piss around Word forms piss about : present tense I/you/we/they piss about he/she/it pisses about present participle pissing about past tense pissed about past participle pissed about British impolite 1) [intransitive]… …   English dictionary

  • piss around — ► piss about/around Brit. mess around. Main Entry: ↑piss …   English terms dictionary

  • piss around — (in BRIT, also use piss about) 1) PHRASAL VERB (disapproval) If you say that someone pisses around or pisses about, you mean they waste a lot of time doing unimportant things. [mainly BRIT, INFORMAL, RUDE] [V P] Now, let s stop pissing about,… …   English dictionary

  • piss around — verb a) to joke or play b) to misbehave; to act foolishly Syn: fuck about, fuck around, mess about, mess around, piss about …   Wiktionary

  • piss-arse around / about — Verb. To mess about, to waste time, often to the annoyance of someone else …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • piss around — Kiwi (New Zealand Slang) waste time or effort in a futile manner a.k.a. fart about …   English dialects glossary

  • piss around — waste time or effort in a futile manner a.k.a. fart about …   Kiwi (New Zealand slang)

  • piss around — vb a vulgar version of mess about …   Contemporary slang

  • piss about/around — [phrasal verb] Brit informal + impolite 1 : to spend time doing things that are not useful or serious : to waste time She didn t come all this way just to piss about. Don t piss around with your health–see a doctor! It s time we stopped pissing… …   Useful english dictionary

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