potter

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Synonyms for potter

mess about

Synonyms for potter

a craftsman who shapes pottery on a potter's wheel and bakes them it a kiln

do random, unplanned work or activities or spend time idly

work lightly

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move around aimlessly

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Liked to put in his days pottering about the little garden he'd made for himself, looking after his flowers and his fowls, and sit of an evening listening to Gentleman
The ancient obediently dipped his paddle and started pottering an erratic course in the general direction of the cluster of lights that marked the Makambo.
We should have gone pottering on for another seven years.
I had seen Penelope and my lady's maid off in the railway with the luggage for London, and was pottering about the grounds, when I heard my name called.
The first day they were very active, pottering about with hammers and nails and red calico, to put up curtains, make their house habitable and pretty; resolved to settle down comfortably to their new life.