Footsie meaning

fo͝otsē
The foot.
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The act of flirting in which one secretly touches the feet of another with one's own, as under a table.
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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.
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A flirting game where two people touch each other's feet with their feet, under a table or otherwise concealed place, as a romantic prelude.
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(childish) Foot.
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Common term for the FTSE and the FTSE 100 Index.
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play footsie
  • To flirt with someone by secretly touching the feet with one's own.
  • To cooperate or curry favor in a sly or devious way.
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(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)
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

play footsie
play footsie (with)

Origin of footsie

  • From diminutive of foot

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