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pootle Line breaks: poo¦tle
Pronunciation: /ˈpuːt(ə)l/

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Definition of pootle in English:


[no object, with adverbial of direction] British informal
Move or travel in a leisurely manner: they were pootling down a canal in their new boat


1970s: blend of the verbs poodle and tootle.

Words that rhyme with pootle

brutal, footle, refutal, rootle, tootle

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