noun see footle

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • footler — See footle. * * * …   Universalium

  • footler — noun one who footles, foolish trifler Syn: idler, lout …   Wiktionary

  • footler — foo·tler …   English syllables

  • footler — ]d.ələ(r), ]t(ə)lə noun ( s) : one that footles : trifler unless a writer is quite ruthless with these amiable footlers New York Herald Tribune …   Useful english dictionary

  • footle — intransitive verb (footled; footling) Etymology: probably alteration of footer to waste time Date: 1892 1. to talk or act foolishly 2. to waste time ; trifle, fool • footle noun • footler noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • loafer — noun a) An idle person. b) A shoe with no laces, resembling a moccasin. Syn: bum, bumpkin, footler, idler, lout …   Wiktionary

  • idler — noun a) One who idles; one who spends his time in inaction. b) One who idles; a lazy person; a sluggard. Syn: footler, lout …   Wiktionary

  • bum — 1. noun a) The buttocks. Okay, everyone sit on your bum and try and touch your toes. b) The anus. Fred is becoming a bum hes not even bothering to work more than once a month. Syn: arse, ass …   Wiktionary

  • footer —  The game of football, footle  1. Waste time on trivialities.  2. n. footler One who does this.  3. adj. footling Foolishly trivial …   A concise dictionary of English slang

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