Footsie

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations'footsie': /ˈfʊtsi/; 'Footsie': /ˈfʊtsɪ/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈfʊtsi/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(fŏŏtsē)



Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
Footsie /ˈfʊtsɪ/ n
  1. an informal name for Financial Times Stock Exchange 100 Index
WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
foot•sie /ˈfʊtsi/USA pronunciation   n. [countable][Informal.]Idioms
  1. Idiomsplay footsie(s) with, [ + obj]
    • to flirt with, esp. by secretly touching someone's foot.
    • to engage in secret or unlawful relations with.


WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
foot•sie  (fŏŏtsē),USA pronunciation n. [Informal.]
  1. Informal TermsSometimes,  footsies. the act of flirting or sharing a surreptitious intimacy.
  2. Informal Terms, Idiomsplay footsie or  footsies with: 
    • to flirt with, esp. by clandestinely touching someone's foot or leg;
      be slyly or furtively intimate with.
    • to seek advantage from, esp. by discreet or stealthy means;
      curry favor with.
Also,  footie. 
  • foot + -sie, spelling, spelled variant of -sy 1930–35

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
footsie /ˈfʊtsɪ/ n
  1. informal flirtation involving the touching together of feet, knees, etc (esp in the phrase play footsie)
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