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 .