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footling

[ foot-ling ]
/ ˈfʊt lɪŋ /
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adjective Informal.

foolish; silly: ridiculous, footling remarks.
trifling or useless.

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Origin of footling

First recorded in 1895–1900; footle + -ing2
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footling
/ (ˈfuːtlɪŋ) /

adjective

informal silly, trivial, or petty
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