What does play around mean?

Definitions for play around

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word play around.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. play around, fool around(verb)

    commit adultery

    "he plays around a lot"

  2. dabble, smatter, play around(verb)

    work with in an amateurish manner

    "She dabbles in astronomy"; "He plays around with investments but he never makes any money"


  1. play around(Verb)

    To behave in a silly, or childish, or irresponsible way.

  2. play around(Verb)

    To work with in a non-serious manner

  3. play around(Verb)

    To engage in sexual practices outside of marriage.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of play around in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of play around in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Sarah Clawson:

    That’s what makes smartphones great, you can bend over with them, lay on the ground, just play around.

  2. Norman Lear:

    I wasn't going to play around with 'Mom dented the car and how are we going to keep Dad from finding out about it,'.

  3. Vanessa Marin:

    I'm a big fan of having clients experiment, like, one month try to have sex twice a week and see how that goes, or once a week, try to play around with it.

  4. Amy Muise:

    This is another point of negotiation between partners, one of them is just too exhausted. That might be something to play around with, is there a time on the weekend that we could try instead.

  5. Photographer Sofie Amalie Klougart:

    There is actually nothing to do in the center, and that means that even though there would be a (soccer ball) there, they wouldn't play around because they are afraid. And even though (some of the migrants) of course have a lot of energy, they cannot use it.

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