footling

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adjective foo·tling \ˈfü-təl-iŋ, ˈfüt-liŋ\

Definition of footling

  1. 1 :  lacking judgment or ability :  inept footling amateurs who understand nothing — E. R. Bentley

  2. 2 :  lacking use or value :  trivial footling matters

Examples of footling in a Sentence

  1. the assistant's job was to shield the president from such footling problems

Origin and Etymology of footling

footle


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