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Definition of 'footling'

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Example sentences containing 'footling'

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As a theological conclusion this is pleasantly orthodox; as poetry it seems footling. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)Like housing, it hardly got a look-in, except for some absurdly footling measures. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It's also odd (why waste a penny stamp on such a footling joke?). The Times Literary Supplement (2016)It is hard and almost footling to attempt comment on such experiences. Times, Sunday Times (2007)And he looked back at his 1997 pledges and described them as 'footling'. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This is not some footling detail, beyond the ken of non-lawyers. Times, Sunday Times (2018)That's a footling difference in any one year but cumulatively ruinous over decades. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Another is the footling size of the fines: 5 million is the record. Times, Sunday Times (2017)

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