Definition of Footle in English :

Define Footle in English

Footle meaning in English

Meaning of Footle in English

Pronunciation of Footle in English

Footle pronunciation in English

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1. footle, hang around, lallygag, linger, loaf, loiter, lollygag, lounge, lurk, mess about, mill about, mill around, tarry

be about

Example Sentences:
'The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square'
'Who is this man that is hanging around the department?'

2. footle

act foolishly, as by talking nonsense

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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verb (intransitive)
1. (often foll by around or about)
to loiter aimlessly; potter
to talk nonsense
3. rare

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verb intransitiveWord forms: ˈfootled or ˈfootling
1.  Chiefly British, Informal
to act or talk foolishly
2.  Chiefly British, Informal
foolishness; nonsense; twaddle

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


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intr.v. foo·tled, foo·tling, foo·tles
1. To waste time; trifle.
2. To talk nonsense.
Nonsense; foolishness.

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