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[foo t-see] /ˈfʊt si/

noun, Informal.
Sometimes, footsies. the act of flirting or sharing a surreptitious intimacy.
play footsie / footsies with,

(informal) flirtation involving the touching together of feet, knees, etc (esp in the phrase play footsie)
an informal name for Financial Times Stock Exchange 100 Index

“amorous play with the feet” [OED], 1944, from foot (n.).


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