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farnarkel

/ˈfɑːnɑːkəl/
verb
1.
(Austral, slang) (intransitive) often foll by around. to spend time or act in a careless or inconsequential manner; waste time
Derived Forms
farnarkeling, noun
Word Origin
C20: coined by the New Zealand-born comedian John Clarke (born 1948) as the name of a fictitious sport of doing nothing for which he commentated in an Australian TV series
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