foozle


1foo·zle

noun \ˈfü-zəl\

Definition of FOOZLE

:  an act of foozling; especially :  a bungling golf stroke

First Known Use of FOOZLE

1890

Rhymes with FOOZLE

2foozle

verb
foo·zledfoo·zling \ˈfüz-liŋ, ˈfü-zə-\

Definition of FOOZLE

transitive verb
:  to manage or play awkwardly :  bungle

Examples of FOOZLE

  1. <foozled the attempt to move the couch into the apartment and tore the fabric on the arms>

Origin of FOOZLE

perhaps from German dialect fuseln to work carelessly
First Known Use: 1888

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