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Definition of the adjective footling

What does footling mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. (informal) small and of little importance

Alternative definition of the adjective footling


  1. trivial; unimportant; useless; silly; inept; irritating

Definition of the noun footling

What does footling mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: footling

  1. a fetus oriented so that, at birth, its feet will emerge first. A type of breech birth.

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Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

See also assisted breech, breech presentation, complete breech, footling breech, frank breech, version and extraction. breech extraction, an obstetric manoeuvre in which an infant being born feet or buttocks first is grasped before any part of ...

Google previewShorter Slang Dictionary (2003)

by Paul Beale, Eric Partridge

footling trivial, petty, insignificant,silly, incompetent, ...

Google previewGreen's Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine and Surgery (1907)

Of the still births, 90 -5 per cent presented by the head, 9 -5 by the breech ; whilst among the footling and those that were turned, there was not a child lost that was alive when the treatment began. 4.

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Video shows what footling means. Trivial, unimportant, useless, silly, inept, irritating.. Footling Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary. How to ...

Scrabble value of F4O1O1T1L1I1N1G2

The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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