Definition of Footy

1. a. Having foots, or settlings; as, footy oil, molasses, etc.

Definition of Footy

1. Noun. (uncountable British) football (association football) (''soccer'' in US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand) ¹

2. Noun. (uncountable Australia) The game or sport of football, usually Australian rules football or rugby league, but not soccer ¹

3. Noun. (countable Australia) the ball used in a game of footy. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Footy

1. paltry [adj -TIER, -TIEST] - See also: paltry

Lexicographical Neighbors of Footy

footwalls
footwarmer
footwarmers
footway
footways
footwear
footwears
footwell
footwells
footwork
footworks
footworn
footwrap
footwraps
footwriting
footy (current term)
foozle
foozled
foozler
foozlers
foozles
foozling
foozlings
fop
fopdoodle
fopdoodles
fopling
foplings
fopped
fopperies

Literary usage of Footy

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Rhymes of Northern Bards: Being a Curious Collection of Old and New Songs by John Bell (1812)
"Then hie footy, and how footy, And footy again the wa'; And when ye get to the Moor Yate, Play footy again the wa'. The wife went down the Moor ..."

2. Publications by English Dialect Society (1881)
"Footling, adj., iq footy, qv ' I remember you a little ... How footy you are !' Fooz-ball, sb., iq Fuz-ball, q. v, For all, adv. notwithstanding; ..."

3. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Charles Godfrey Leland (1889)
"footy (American and English), a foolish person, a "goose," a "coot. ... footy literally means " having foots," ie, settlings, or dregs, as footy oil Hence ..."

4. Leicestershire Words, Phrases, and Proverbs by Arthur Benoni Evans (1881)
"Footling, adj., iq footy, qv ' I remember you a little foot I in' thing. ... How footy you are!' Fooz-ball, sb., iq Fnz-ball, qv For all, ..."

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