When you don't necessarily like another person (male w/female, female/female, male/male) but you do things that get your passions wriled up. With 1st, 2nd, 3rd bases, & HOME RUN!
Messing around is for someone who does not want to be in a relationship
but still wants all the goods.
Anna:"J&I had fun last night."
Amanda:"So are you going to see him again?"
Anna:" Nah, he was just a mess around."
Amanda:"How far did you go?"