Synonyms of bum around
bum around (informal)
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idleIf you idle, you spend time in a lazy way, doing nothing in particular.
• We spent many hours idling in cafés.
do nothingslackhang out (informal)languishtake it easyshirkstagnatemark timekill timeskive (British, slang)vegetatesit back and do nothingveg out (slang)kick your heelsbludge (Australian, New Zealand, informal)slow downbob off (British, slang)
loiterIf you loiter somewhere, you remain there or walk up and down without any real purpose.
• unemployed young men loitering at the entrance to the factory.
Thesaurus for bum around from the Collins English Thesaurus