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pootle

(ˈpuːtəl)
vb
(intr) informal Brit to travel or go in a relaxed or leisurely manner
[C20: from p(oodle) to travel + (t)ootle2]
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THIS amiable animated sequel pootles about in a formulaic and predictable flight plan.
An elderly Hungarian conductor in navy pootles about with the haste of a funeral march.
Hard to know who to pick though - Louise the speed-freak grandmother, pictured, London teaching assistant Farrah who has refused for 20 years to drive anywhere without her husband by her side or Esther, who's so terrified behind the wheel she pootles everywhere at about 10mph.
Despite Broderick and Alda's interesting characters, it's a comedy that pootles along too gently while forgetting to make us laugh along the way.
Planes: Fire and Rescue Cert U THIS amiable animated sequel pootles about in a formulaic and predictable flight plan.
No wonder the director decided to fill the scene where Bruce pootles along in a golf cart with so many jump cuts and rapid-fire editing that it resembled Gene Hackman's famous car chase from The French Connection.