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godan verb, intransitive verb

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English Meaning(s) for うろつく

godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to loiter; to putter; to prowl; to wander aimlessly; to knock around
  2. to be confused from not knowing what to do

Definition and Synonyms for うろつく

Mill Around move about in a confused manner
Synonyms: うろつく, ぶらつく
Roll move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
Synonyms: ほつく, うろつく, ふらつく, ぶらつく, 低回, 低徊, 彷徨, 彷徨う, 拾い歩き, 放浪, 散歩, 散策, ほっつき歩く, 歩き回る, 流れ歩く, 流浪, 流離う, 浮遊, 漂泊, 漂流, 漂浪, 経巡る, 転々, 逍遥, 遊歩
Mess About be about
Synonyms: ほつく, うろうろ, うろつく, ごろつく, ぶらつく, 低回, 低徊, 俳徊, 彷徨う

Categories うろつく is a member of

Move move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
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Go change location
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Be have the quality of being
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Sample Sentences for うろつく

It is said that around midnight is the time when the ghosts come out.
Midnight is when ghosts are thought to walk the earth.

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