Definition of fooster in English:


Line breaks: foo¦ster
Pronunciation: /ˈfuːstə


[no object] Irish
Busy oneself in a restless or agitated way: he was foostering around his caravan
More example sentences
  • No sooner has the dust settled in the wan place when there's more hoostering and foostering in the other place.
  • Sure there he was for years and years hoostering and foostering away at the PeeCees and getting nothing done.
  • ‘Very damning’ might be a more apposite description for the charges of foostering and procrastination by the department.


late 19th century: from Irish fústar 'bustle, fussy behaviour'.

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