Definition of Foozles

1. Noun. (plural of foozle) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Foozles

1. foozle [v] - See also: foozle

Lexicographical Neighbors of Foozles

footwear
footwears
footwell
footwells
footwork
footworks
footworn
footwrap
footwraps
footwriting
footy
foozle
foozled
foozler
foozlers
foozles (current term)
foozling
foozlings
fop
fopdoodle
fopdoodles
fopling
foplings
fopped
fopperies
foppery
fopping
foppish
foppishly
foppishness

Literary usage of Foozles

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

1. The Record of an Aeronaut: Being the Life of John M. Bacon by Gertrude Bacon (1907)
"I know not why, but he called her " foozles." And then there came thefts at night among the fowl roosts, and in alarm for his favourite he begged our father ..."

2. The Mystery of Golf by Arnold Haultain (1912)
"And you know how a series of foozles tends to upset the mental and the moral balance of a sane ... Why do foozles in golf affect the whole man ? — Humph! ..."

3. Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour by Robert Smith Surtees (1903)
"This is too bad," repeated he; " people accepting invitations, and then crying off at the last moment.' "Who is it can't come, papa—the foozles? ..."

4. Works by Manuel Márquez Sterling, William Makepeace Thackeray, Leslie Stephen, Louise Stanage (1898)
"Have we not almost all learnt these expressions of old foozles : and uttered them ourselves when in the square-toed state ? ..."

5. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1910)
"... on a torrid day or eagerly discussing at dinner the drives and foozles of their afternoon sport. This golf consciousness is something in its own right. ..."

6. The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray by William Makepeace Thackeray, Sir Leslie Stephen (1899)
"Have we not almost all learnt these expressions of old foozles : and uttered them ourselves when in the square-toed state ? The Eton master who was breaking ..."

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