muck someone about/around

muck someone about/around
Brit. informal treat someone inconsiderately, typically by disrupting their plans.
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  • muck (someone) about / around — Verb. To disrupt someone s plans by one s inconsiderate actions. Informal …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • muck about/around — (Brit. informal) 1 he was mucking about with his mates: FOOL ABOUT/AROUND, play about/around, clown about/around, footle about/around; informal mess about/around, horse about/around, lark (about/around). 2 someone s been mucking about with the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • muck — noun 1》 dirt or mud.     ↘informal something unpleasant or worthless. 2》 manure. verb 1》 (muck something up) informal spoil something.     ↘(muck about/around with something) spoil something by interfering with it. 2》 (muck something out) chiefly …   English new terms dictionary

  • muck around — phrasal verb muck about or muck around Word forms muck about : present tense I/you/we/they muck about he/she/it mucks about present participle mucking about past tense mucked about past participle mucked about British informal 1) [intransitive]… …   English dictionary

  • muck — muck1 [mʌk] n [U] informal [Date: 1200 1300; Origin: Probably from a Scandinavian language] 1.) dirt, mud, or another sticky substance that makes something dirty ▪ Come on, let s wipe that muck off your face. 2.) BrE waste matter from animals,… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • muck about — phrasal verb muck about or muck around Word forms muck about : present tense I/you/we/they muck about he/she/it mucks about present participle mucking about past tense mucked about past participle mucked about British informal 1) [intransitive]… …   English dictionary

  • muck — 1 noun (U) informal 1 especially BrE something such as dirt, mud, or another sticky substance that makes something dirty: Come on, let s wipe that muck off your face. 2 BrE waste matter from animals, especially waste matter that is put on land to …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • muck around — (in BRIT, also use muck about) 1) PHRASAL VERB If you muck around or muck about, you behave in a childish or silly way, often so that you waste your time and fail to achieve anything. [mainly BRIT, INFORMAL] [V P] We do not want people of his age …   English 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

  • Glossary of poker terms — The following is a glossary of poker terms used in the card game of poker. It supplements the Glossary of card terms. Besides the terms listed here, there are thousands of common and uncommon poker slang terms. This is not intended to be a formal …   Wikipedia

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