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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bum, bum around, bum about, arse around, arse about, fuck off, loaf, frig around, waste one's time, lounge around, loll, loll around, lounge aboutverb

    be lazy or idle

    "Her son is just bumming around all day"


  1. arse aboutverb

    To turn round.

  2. arse aboutadjective

    The wrong way round; exactly opposite to that which is desirable; contrary; conceptually inverted; wrong.


  1. arse about

    "Arse about" is a British slang phrase primarily used in two contexts. 1) When referring to a situation or method, it means to approach or handle something in a manner that is backwards, confused, disorganized, or incorrect. It implies a lack of logical order or sense. 2) When used as "arse about face", it suggests that something is completely wrong or opposite way round. The phrase is largely informal and colloquial, and may be considered vulgar or offensive in some settings due to the use of the term "arse", a crude term for buttocks.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of arse about in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of arse about in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3


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    a feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause)
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