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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Informal Variant of footsie.

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Examples

  • As I said above, I don’t think the current system is functional, it lets too many things through the cracks and encourages a kind of footsy between the reporters and the people they cover and it exempts too many influential people from coverage e.g. the employers of the reporters.

    Rebooting The News: Dave Winer and Jay Rosen on saving journalism » Nieman Journalism Lab

  • Why does it make CID look good? on October 23, 2009 at 9: 22 pm celery stick effective frontal-lobotomy i.e. go and get a MBA and run publick service operations as well as GMAC and Leyland and other footsy companies on October 24, 2009 at 7: 47 am Druid Shift Skipper errr …

    Pants On Fire « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • The Rugby Football Union have been playing footsy with Woodward for several years now but cannot do so again after his withdrawal as a candidate for the performance director's role.

    An overworked Jack Wilshere needs a break, not more games

  • Republicans don't want a well educated woman, they like dumb uneducated women like Palin who they can play footsy with.

    Top Obama Justice nominee withdraws

  • Obama had better learn from that experience .... when you compromise the country's security to play footsy with politics ...

    Obama steps up Senate lobbying on health

  • I'd say this is troublesome in a nepatism sense but far better than spending money to fly to brazil to cheat on your wife or play footsy under a bathroom stall or have sex with hookers while prosecuting others for it. jrzshor

    Baucus admits he nominated girlfriend for U.S. Attorney

  • Promoted to Headline (H2) on 1/10/10: The Military-Industrial Compex is Ruining the Economy yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'The Military-Industrial Compex is Ruining the Economy'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'Page 2 of Article: Article: Everyone knows that the too big to fails and their dishonest and footsy-playing regulators and politicians are largely responsible for trashing the economy.

    The Military-Industrial Compex is Ruining the Economy

  • Promoted to Headline (H2) on 1/10/10: The Military-Industrial Compex is Ruining the Economy yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'The Military-Industrial Compex is Ruining the Economy'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'Article: Everyone knows that the too big to fails and their dishonest and footsy-playing regulators and politicians are largely responsible for trashing the economy.

    The Military-Industrial Compex is Ruining the Economy

  • Everyone knows that the too big to fails and their dishonest and footsy-playing regulators and politicians are largely responsible for trashing the economy.

    The Military-Industrial Compex is Ruining the Economy

  • Promoted to Headline (H2) on 1/10/10: The Military-Industrial Compex is Ruining the Economy yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'The Military-Industrial Compex is Ruining the Economy'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'Page 4 of Article: Article: Everyone knows that the too big to fails and their dishonest and footsy-playing regulators and politicians are largely responsible for trashing the economy.

    The Military-Industrial Compex is Ruining the Economy

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