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Busy oneself in a restless or agitated way.‘he was foostering around his caravan’
- ‘No sooner has the dust settled in the wan place when there's more hoostering and foostering in the other place.’
- ‘Sure there he was for years and years hoostering and foostering away at the PeeCees and getting nothing done.’
- ‘‘Very damning’ might be a more apposite description for the charges of foostering and procrastination by the department.’
Late 19th century: from Irish fústar bustle, fussy behaviour.
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