bugger about - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb British impolite
present tense
I/you/we/theybugger about
he/she/itbuggers about
present participlebuggering about
past tensebuggered about
past participlebuggered about

or bugger around

  1. 2
    [transitive] bugger someone about/around to cause problems for someone

    I wish they’d stop buggering us about and pay us.

See also main entry: bugger