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fooling around

noun as in dalliance

noun as in horseplay

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Example Sentences

Turns out fooling around was a capital crime, if you were married to the king.

Or perhaps she was fooling around with entertainment lawyer Kevin Yorn instead.

Whispers flooded Maryland politics that the Baltimore mayor was fooling around.

Fooling around on the Internet, she suddenly saw pictures of Mrs. Obama in her black dress with bright ribbon stripes.

"I've no use for fooling around a schrund in the mist and we can't wait for daybreak," Deering remarked.

"I was fooling around a little with the Twentieth Maine," was the reply.

The old men doze off, and the young fellows get to daydreaming or fooling around.

No, no, there must be no fooling around with godless abstract mathematical ideas, nor fiddling with compasses.

Only there would be no fooling around with this dimensional stuff—she'd had enough of that, he knew.


On this page you'll find 66 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fool around, such as: dawdle, hang around, idle, kill time, lark, and mess around.

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