HyperDic: mill_around

English > 2 senses of the expression mill around:
VERBstativemill around, loiter, lounge, footle, lollygag, loaf, lallygag, hang around, mess about, tarry, linger, lurk, mill aboutbe about
motionmill around, mill, mill aboutmove about in a confused manner
English > mill around: 2 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningBe about.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsloiter, lounge, footle, lollygag, loaf, lallygag, hang around, mess about, tarry, linger, lurk, mill about
Narrowerprowl, lurchloiter about, with no apparent aim
BroaderbeHave the quality of being
Spanishacechar, dar vueltas, demorarse, entretenerse, holgazanear, merodear, perder el tiempo, permanecer, pulular, quedarse, vagar
Catalandemorar-se, dropejar, entretenir-se, gandulejar, pul·lular, voltar
English > mill around: 2 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningMove about in a confused manner.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymsmill, mill about
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

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