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English verb: mill about

1. mill about (stative) be about


SamplesThe high school students like to loiter in the Central Square.
Who is this man that is hanging around the department?.


Synonymsfootle, hang around, lallygag, linger, loaf, loiter, lollygag, lounge, lurk, mess about, mill around, tarry


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)be


Narrower (hyponym)lurch, prowl

2. mill about (motion) move about in a confused manner


Synonymsmill, mill around


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)move









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