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Verb: footle  foo-t(u)l
  1. Be about
    "The high school students like to footle in the Central Square";
    - loiter, lounge, lollygag [N. Amer], loaf, lallygag [N. Amer], hang around, mess about, tarry, linger, lurk, mill about, mill around, mooch [Brit]
     
  2. Act foolishly, as by talking nonsense

Derived forms: footling, footles, footled

Type of: act, be, behave, do