horsing around

horsing around
A slang expression for activities directed toward no serious purpose and often of a mischievous nature.

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  • Horsing Around — Infobox Film name = Horsing Around caption = director = Jules White writer = Felix Adler starring = Moe Howard Larry Fine Joe Besser Emil Sitka Harriette Tarler Tony the Wonder Horse cinematography = Ray Cory | editing = William A. Lyon producer …   Wikipedia

  • Horsing Around with History — is a 32 page comic book story starring Scrooge McDuck and was written by Carl Barks and William Van Horn. It was released in Uncle Scrooge Adventures #33 (1995). This was Barks next to last story released in the United States of America.It was… …   Wikipedia

  • horse around — verb indulge in horseplay Enough horsing around let s get back to work! The bored children were fooling about • Syn: ↑arse around, ↑fool around, ↑fool • Derivationally related forms: ↑fool ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • horse around — in. to work inefficiently; to goof around. □ Stop horsing around and get busy. □ You guys are always horsing around …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • arse around — verb 1. be lazy or idle Her son is just bumming around all day • Syn: ↑bum, ↑bum around, ↑bum about, ↑arse about, ↑fuck off, ↑loaf, ↑frig around, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • horse around — phrasal verb [intransitive] Word forms horse around : present tense I/you/we/they horse around he/she/it horses around present participle horsing around past tense horsed around past participle horsed around to play in a very lively or rough way …   English dictionary

  • fool around — verb 1. indulge in horseplay (Freq. 2) Enough horsing around let s get back to work! The bored children were fooling about • Syn: ↑horse around, ↑arse around, ↑fool • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • horse around — {v.}, {slang} To join in rough teasing; play around. * /They were a hunch of sailors on shore leave, horsing around where there were girls and drinks./ * /John horsed around with the dog for a while when he came in from school./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • horse around — {v.}, {slang} To join in rough teasing; play around. * /They were a hunch of sailors on shore leave, horsing around where there were girls and drinks./ * /John horsed around with the dog for a while when he came in from school./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • horse around — verb To play or fiddle; to clown; to do nothing of importance or consequence. Can we quit horsing around and get some work done? Syn: act out, clown around …   Wiktionary

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