Definition of footy in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfʊti/
(also footie or footer /ˈfʊtə/)


1British Informal term for football (sense 1).
Example sentences
  • Just back from playing footy for what must have been the first time in around a year - and boy do I feel it.
  • Boys will be boys and given half a chance they would much rather be playing footy than tennis.
  • They may have beaten us at footy but they can't even make a peach flavoured boiled sweet.
1.1Australian /NZ informal term for rugby or Australian Rules.
Example sentences
  • Now if you're into sports like cricket, tennis, footy or athletics, then there's plenty of news and information available to you in newspapers and on television and radio.
  • Now in going to the footie, it reminds me of all those wonderful family experiences in growing up, because I can't remember a time before football.
  • I just wanted to go into the game with a clear mind and focus on my footy, not worrying about what the press had written about me.

Words that rhyme with footy

putti, sooty, tutti

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