piss about - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb British impolite
present tense
I/you/we/theypiss about
he/she/itpisses about
present participlepissing about
past tensepissed about
past participlepissed about

or piss around

  1. 1
    [intransitive] to behave in a silly way that annoys other people

    Will you two stop pissing around!

  2. 2
    [intransitive] to waste time by doing things that are silly or not important

    We spent the day just pissing around beside the pool.

  3. 3
    [transitive] piss someone about/around to treat someone in an unfair way, for example by wasting their time

    They’ve pissed me about so much that I don’t want to work for them again.

See also main entry: piss