Footle meaning

fo͝otl
To waste time; trifle.
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To talk nonsense.
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Nonsense; foolishness.
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(chiefly brit., informal) To act or talk foolishly.
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(chiefly brit., informal) Foolishness; nonsense; twaddle.
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To waste time; to trifle.
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To talk nonsense.
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Origin of footle

  • Probably variant of footer to screw around from obsolete fouter an act of sexual intercourse from French foutre to have sexual intercourse from Latin futuere bhau- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Probably variant of footer, to screw around, from obsolete fouter, an act of sexual intercourse, from French foutre, to have sexual intercourse, from Latin futuere

    From Wiktionary