This page is about the phrasal verb fool around
If you're fooling around, you're having fun by joking and being a bit silly.
mess around, muck around (British informal)
- fool around We were telling jokes and laughing when the boss came in and told us to stop fooling around and start working.
- fool around If you spend all your time at school just fooling around, you'll never learn anything.
I knew the students were fooling around in the class because I could hear them
Contributor: Matt Errey