Definition of うろつく

うろつくurotsukuウロつくUROtsuku Inflection

godan ~く verb / intransitive verb:

  • to loiter; to putter; to prowl; to wander aimlessly; to knock around; to hang around
  • to be confused from not knowing what to do

Example Sentences

Midnight is when ghosts are thought to walk the earth.
Once upon a time, octopuses roamed the Earth.
It is said that around midnight is the time when the ghosts come out.

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