ponce about

vb
British
to behave in a showy and/or irresponsible manner. A usage based on the noun, ponce.

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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  • ponce about — ● ponce * * * ˌponce a ˈbout ˌponce a ˈround [intransitive] [present tense I/you/we/they ponce about he/she/it ponces about …   Useful english dictionary

  • ponce about — phrasal verb ponce about or ponce around [intransitive] Word forms ponce about : present tense I/you/we/they ponce about he/she/it ponces about present participle poncing about past tense ponced about past participle ponced about British very… …   English dictionary

  • Ponce about — flounce; behave in a foolishly effeminate fashion …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • ponce about — Australian Slang flounce; behave in a foolishly effeminate fashion …   English dialects glossary

  • ponce about/around — [phrasal verb] Brit informal : to spend time doing things that are not useful or serious : to waste time doing silly things It s time to stop poncing about and get busy. • • • Main Entry: ↑ponce …   Useful english dictionary

  • ponce about/around — behave in an affected or ineffectual way. → ponce …   English new terms dictionary

  • ponce about /around — Verb. To waste time, to idle away hours …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • ponce around — ˌponce a ˈbout ˌponce a ˈround [intransitive] [present tense I/you/we/they ponce about he/she/it ponces about present participle …   Useful english dictionary

  • ponce Brit. — ponce Brit. informal noun 1》 a man who lives off a prostitute s earnings. 2》 derogatory an effeminate man. verb 1》 live off a prostitute s earnings. 2》 (ponce about/around) behave in an affected or ineffectual way. 3》 (ponce something up) attempt …   English new terms dictionary

  • ponce — Brit. informal ► NOUN 1) a man who lives off a prostitute s earnings. 2) derogatory an effeminate man. ► VERB 1) (ponce about/around) behave in an affected or ineffectual way. 2) (ponce off) ask for or obtain (something to which one is not… …   English terms dictionary


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