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Words nearby footling
Definition for footling (2 of 2)
verb (used without object), foot·led, foot·ling.
Origin of footle
Example sentences from the Web for footling
"I s'pose we'll just keep on footling about here till the blooming war's over," he growled.Commander Lawless V.C.|Rolf Bennett
For the life of me, I can't see why we should carry these footling little nations on our shoulders.War Letters of a Public-School Boy|Paul Jones.
But he must do this, his very first job, absolutely correctly, and without any bungling and footling.Cupid in Africa|P. C. Wren
I wouldn't lose this day at Pompeii for a shipload of footling schoolmasters.Captivity|M. Leonora Eyles
Seems as if everything were too small and footling to matter.Notwithstanding|Mary Cholmondeley