play footsie

play footsie
play footsie  {v. phr.},  {slang},  {informal}
1. Touch the feet of a member of the opposite sex under the table as an act of flirtation.
Have you at least played footsie with her?
2. To engage in any sort of flirtation or collaboration, especially in a political situation.
The mayor was suspected of playing footsie with the Syndicate.
Categories: {informal} {slang} {v. phr.}