# Word for the Day

To waste time doing nothing….

 

 

Faff

Verb.

 

 

1. to waste time doing nothing.   2. to waste time doing stupid things   3. to delay, dilly-dally, especially before leaving the house to be on time somewhere.

 

 

Example 1: “I didn’t do anything on Sunday; I just faffed around the house.”

 

Example 2:

 

Person 1: “I can’t decided between these 2 jackets to wear to the movies. Which one? Where is my black hat? Oh wait, let me get my phone. Do you know where I put it? Oh and did you feed the cat dinner? Maybe I can just check email really quick right now; we have time.”

 

Person 2: “Stop your faffing. We have to leave now or we won’t make it.”

 

Example 3:
“He faffed around on the internet for so long that he was almost an hour late meeting us at the bar.”

 

Thanks to Urban Dictionary

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