fouter

fouter

[foo-ter]
noun Archaic.
something that has no value (used in expressions of contempt): A fouter for the world, say I!
Also, foutra [foo-truh] , foutre.


Origin:
1585–95; < Middle French foutre to copulate with, copulate < Latin futuere

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footer or (Scot) fouter3 (ˈfuːtər, ˈfuːtə, ˈfuːtər, ˈfuːtə)
 
vb
1.  to potter; occupy oneself trivially or to little effect
 
n
2.  a person who footers
 
[perhaps from French foutre; see footle]
 
fouter or (Scot) fouter3
 
vb
 
n
 
[perhaps from French foutre; see footle]

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