Definition Of footle


engage in fruitless activity; mess about.

where's that pesky creature that was footling about outside?

Example Of footle

  • Allow one honest sentence to emerge from all this feeble, formulaic footling .

  • But I would be very surprised if most hunt members didn't soon tire of footling about and looked for other ways to relieve the boredom of country life in winter.

  • For the next 45 minutes, the girls and I footle about in the kiddie park, playing tag, and hide-and-seek, and find-the-cicada.

  • Given the car's brick outhouse aerodynamics it footles along at a fair old clip, only the odd crosswind unsettling matters.

  • Having taken the lead against Turkey their football became fitful, then flabby, and towards the end was footling .

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