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verb British informal     pootle pronunciation in British English
Word Forms
present tense
present participlepootling
past tensepootled
past participlepootled

phrasal verbs

pootle about

Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theypootle about
he/she/itpootles about
present participlepootling about
past tensepootled about
past participlepootled about

pootle along

Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theypootle along
he/she/itpootles along
present participlepootling along
past tensepootled along
past participlepootled along
to move along slowly and in a relaxed way, especially in a car


a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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