futz

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Etymology[edit]

Verb is from German herumfurzen (to fart around) (herum- +‎ furzen), perhaps via Yiddish arumfartzen; alternatively, futz is simply a euphemism for fuck. Noun is probably from German Fotze (cunt).

Noun[edit]

futz (plural futzes)

  1. (vulgar, colloquial, dialectal, derogatory) An objectionable woman
    Janet gets on my nerves. She's a dumb futz, ain't she?

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Verb[edit]

futz (third-person singular simple present futzes, present participle futzing, simple past and past participle futzed)

  1. To be frivolous and waste time [from the 20th c.]
  2. To experiment by trial and error

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