pootle

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Apparently an alteration of poodle, from Pudel, from the onomatopoeic term pudeln ‎(to splash about).

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Noun[edit]

pootle ‎(plural pootles)

  1. (Britain) A stroll; a wandering.

Verb[edit]

pootle ‎(third-person singular simple present pootles, present participle pootling, simple past and past participle pootled)

  1. (Britain) To wander or ramble in a leisurely, indirect, or aimless manner, such as by walking or driving; to potter.

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