Definition of bugger about phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

bugger about

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bugger about

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bugger around

 
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(British English, taboo, slang) to waste time by behaving in a silly way or with no clear purpose Stop buggering about and get back to work. A more polite, informal way of saying this is mess about (British English) or mess around (North American English, (British English)).

bugger somebody about

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bugger somebody around

 
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(British English, taboo, slang) to treat somebody in a way that is deliberately not helpful to them or wastes their time I'm sick of being buggered about by the company. A more polite, informal way of saying this is mess somebody about/around.