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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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"Tootle, tootle, playing on the pootle!" exclaimed Dolly, suddenly devoting herself to the child.
IN ASTRONEER, you roam across bright, cheerful planets beneath cartoonish skies, hoovering up resources using a giant vacuum cleaner, while ambient music pootles on.
The plot hardly rattles along, in fact pootles, ambles, with perhaps the skip.
The plot hardly rattles along, in fact it pootles, ambles, with the odd skip.
In place of the rollercoaster is one of those minature steam trains that pootles around the park at four miles an hour.
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.
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.
Alarmingly Pritch - who normally pootles around Cardiff in a 1.3 litre Polo - was claiming to be insured to drive the powerful Nissan Skyline R34 that was supposed to be driven by Irish racing driver Derek "Buttsy" Butler.
THIS amiable animated sequel pootles about in a formulaic and predictable flight plan.