Synonyms for mess about

Synonyms for (verb) mess about

Synonyms: tarry, footle, lallygag, mess about, loaf, loiter, lollygag, lounge, lurk, linger, hang around, mill about, mill around

Definition: be about

Usage: The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square; Who is this man that is hanging around the department?

Similar words: be

Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer