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English verb: mill around

1. mill around (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 about, tarry


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


Broader (hypernym)be


Narrower (hyponym)lurch, prowl

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


Synonymsmill, mill about


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)move









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