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verb (mainly adverb) informal

(tr) to treat harshly
(tr) to discuss (ideas, etc) informally
(intr) to wander aimlessly
(intr) to lie neglected or forgotten
(intr; also preposition) to be present in (some place)

noun kickabout, kickaround

an informal game of soccer

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