- Used to describe the act of wasting time or goofing off instead of being productive.He promptly admonished them saying, Girls! Would you quit dinkin around and get to work, PLEASE!?
The chemistry teacher noticed that instead of working on their lab project, two of his female students were busy melting the tips of their eyeliner pencils with the bunsen burners.
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