Antonyms for muck around


Grammar : Verb
Spell : muhk
Phonetic Transcription : mʌk


Definition of muck around

Origin :
  • mid-13c., "cow dung and vegetable matter spread as manure," from a Scandinavian source, cf. Old Norse myki, mykr "cow dung," Danish møg, from Proto-Germanic *muk-, *meuk- "soft." Meaning "unclean matter generally" is from c.1300. Muck-sweat first attested 1690s.
  • As in mess around : verb fiddle; goof off
  • As in dabble : verb play at; tinker
Example sentences :
  • If you are going to continue to muck around, at least give me a couple of stories.
  • Extract from : « Right Ho, Jeeves » by P. G. Wodehouse

Synonyms for muck around

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