mill around/about

mill around/about
Syn:
wander, drift, swarm, crowd, pack, fill

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  • mill around/about — THRONG, swarm, seethe, crowd. → mill …   Useful english dictionary

  • mill around — {v. phr.} To move impatiently in no particular direction. * /The crowd milled around, waiting for the arrival of the president./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • mill around — {v. phr.} To move impatiently in no particular direction. * /The crowd milled around, waiting for the arrival of the president./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • mill around — verb 1. be about The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square Who is this man that is hanging around the department? • Syn: ↑loiter, ↑lounge, ↑footle, ↑lollygag, ↑loaf, ↑lallygag …   Useful english dictionary

  • mill around — phrasal verb mill around or mill about [intransitive] Word forms mill around : present tense I/you/we/they mill around he/she/it mills around present participle milling around past tense milled around past participle milled around informal… …   English dictionary

  • mill around — PHRASAL VERB When a crowd of people mill around or mill about, they move around within a particular place or area, so that the movement of the whole crowd looks very confused. [V P] Quite a few people were milling about, but nothing was happening …   English dictionary

  • mill around — mill about people were milling about in the streets Syn: throng, swarm, crowd …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • mill — mill1 W3 [mıl] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(grain)¦ 2¦(cotton/cloth/steel)¦ 3 coffee/pepper mill 4 go through the mill 5 put somebody through the mill 6¦(money)¦ 7¦(million)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Sense: 1 5; Origin …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • mill — 1 noun (C) 1 a building containing a large machine for crushing grain into flour, or the machine itself: an old mill with a ruined water wheel 2 a factory that produces materials such as cotton, cloth, steel: a woollen mill 3 coffee/pepper mill a …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • mill — 1. noun a steel mill Syn: factory, plant, works, workshop, shop, foundry 2. verb the wheat is milled into flour Syn: grind, pulverize, powder, granulate, pound, crush, press …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

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