EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /fʌts/
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Etymology 1Edit

Probably from German Fotze (cunt).

NounEdit

futz (plural futzes)

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

Etymology 2Edit

From German herumfurzen (to fart around) (herum- +‎ furzen), perhaps via Yiddish [script needed] (arumfartzen); alternatively, a euphemism for fuck.

VerbEdit

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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