play footsie

idiom

Definition of play footsie

informal
1 : to secretly touch another person's foot with one's own foot as a way of showing sexual attraction He was playing footsie with her under the dining room table.
2 : to secretly work with or help someone in a way that is dishonest or wrong world leaders playing footsie with terrorists

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“Play footsie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/play%20footsie. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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