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To act in an aimless, random, and desultory way. To make rash and stupid decisions for a comic effect. To neglect one's duties while acting in a retarded manner.
Similar phrases: "goofing off", "jackin' around", "horse-playing", and "messin' around".
1."I heard Scott drove into a pole the other day."

"How'd he manage to do that?"

"Well, he was just scootin' around."

2."How'd you catch your pubic hair on fire?"

"Scootin' around."

3."I heard Kevin drove on the wrong side of Richmond Road."

"Just scootin' around I guess?"

"No, he's just a complete idiot."
by Scootastic May 06, 2007
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