footsie(redirected from play footsie)
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foot·siealso foot·sy (fo͝ot′sē)
The act of flirting in which one secretly touches the feet of another with one's own, as under a table.
1. To flirt with someone by secretly touching the feet with one's own.
2. To cooperate or curry favor in a sly or devious way.
[From diminutive of foot.]
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informal flirtation involving the touching together of feet, knees, etc (esp in the phrase play footsie)
(Stock Exchange) an informal name for Financial Times Stock Exchange 100 Index
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Sometimes, footsies. the act of flirting or sharing a surreptitious intimacy.Idioms:
play footsie(s) with,
a. to flirt with, esp. by furtively touching someone's foot or leg.
b. to engage in clandestine or illicit relations with.
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n (Fin inf) → Footsie(-Index) m (inf), → Financial-Times-100-Index m
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