The act of flirting in which one secretly touches the feet of another with one's own, as under a table.
A nickname for the Financial Times’ FT-SE 100 index, which is a capitalization-weighted index of 100 blue chip stocks that are traded on the London Stock Exchange.
- To flirt with someone by secretly touching the feet with one's own.
- To cooperate or curry favor in a sly or devious way.
(informal) play footsie (with)
- to touch feet or rub knees (with) in a caressing way, as under the table
- to flirt (with) or have surreptitious, usually underhanded dealings (with)
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
play footsie (with)
Origin of footsie
- From diminutive of foot
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition