play around Rate this phrase:(4.43 / 7 votes)
To behave in a silly, or childish, or irresponsible way.

Stop playing around, and get on with your homework.

Additional definitions for 'play around':

play aroundTo work with in a non-serious manner.
play aroundTo engage in sexual practices outside of marriage.
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