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- (idiomatic) To play or fiddle; to clown; to do nothing of importance or consequence.
- Can we quit horsing around and get some work done?
- Stop horsing around with the controls, before you break something.
- (behave clownishly, idly): act out, clown around, goof off, muck about, muck around, muck up, yuk it up