HyperDic: footle

English > 2 senses of the word footle:
VERBstativefootle, loiter, lounge, lollygag, loaf, lallygag, hang around, mess about, tarry, linger, lurk, mill about, mill aroundbe about
socialfootleact foolishly, as by talking / talking nonsense
English > footle: 2 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningBe about.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsloiter, lounge, lollygag, loaf, lallygag, hang around, mess about, tarry, linger, lurk, mill about, mill around
Narrowerprowl, lurchloiter about, with no apparent aim
BroaderbeHave the quality of being
Spanishacechar, dar vueltas, demorarse, entretenerse, holgazanear, merodear, perder el tiempo, permanecer, pulular, quedarse, vagar
Catalandemorar-se, dropejar, entretenir-se, gandulejar, pul·lular, voltar
English > footle: 2 senses > verb 2, social
Meaningact foolishly, as by talking / talking nonsense.
PatternSomebody ----s
Broaderact, behave, doBehave in a certain manner
Spanishhacer el tonto

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