Footle - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfuːtəl|  American pronunciation of the word footle
Brit.  |ˈfuːt(ə)l|  British pronunciation of the word footle

verb

- be about (syn: lallygag, linger, loaf, loiter, lollygag, lounge, lurk, tarry)
- act foolishly, as by talking nonsense

Examples

...spent the morning footling about while others were working...

Stop footling about, we have serious work to do.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: footle
he/she/it: footles
present participle: footling
past tense: footled
past participle: footled
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