mill around

mill around
To move or circulate in a confused or disorderly manner within a limited area.

"I hope you dont think youre going to mill around out here alone," Rowdy said tartly.


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  • mill around — {v. phr.} To move impatiently in no particular direction. * /The crowd milled around, waiting for the arrival of the president./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • mill around — verb 1. be about The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square Who is this man that is hanging around the department? • Syn: ↑loiter, ↑lounge, ↑footle, ↑lollygag, ↑loaf, ↑lallygag …   Useful english dictionary

  • mill around — phrasal verb mill around or mill about [intransitive] Word forms mill around : present tense I/you/we/they mill around he/she/it mills around present participle milling around past tense milled around past participle milled around informal… …   English dictionary

  • mill around — PHRASAL VERB When a crowd of people mill around or mill about, they move around within a particular place or area, so that the movement of the whole crowd looks very confused. [V P] Quite a few people were milling about, but nothing was happening …   English dictionary

  • mill around — mill about people were milling about in the streets Syn: throng, swarm, crowd …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • mill\ around — v. phr. To move impatiently in no particular direction. The crowd milled around, waiting for the arrival of the president …   Словарь американских идиом

  • mill around/about — THRONG, swarm, seethe, crowd. → mill …   Useful english dictionary

  • mill around/about — Syn: wander, drift, swarm, crowd, pack, fill …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • mill about — verb 1. be about (Freq. 1) The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square Who is this man that is hanging around the department? • Syn: ↑loiter, ↑lounge, ↑footle, ↑lollygag, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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