Synonyms for fool around

Synonyms for (verb) fool around

Synonyms: fool, fool around, arse around, horse around

Definition: indulge in horseplay

Usage: Enough horsing around--let's get back to work!; The bored children were fooling about

Similar words: jest, joke

Definition: tell a joke; speak humorously

Usage: He often jokes even when he appears serious

Similar words: play

Definition: be at play; be engaged in playful activity; amuse oneself in a way characteristic of children

Usage: The kids were playing outside all day; I used to play with trucks as a little girl

Synonyms: fool around, play around

Definition: commit adultery

Usage: he plays around a lot

Similar words: betray, cheat, cheat on, wander, cuckold

Definition: be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage

Usage: She cheats on her husband; Might her husband be wandering?

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