Simple Definition of klutz
: a person who often drops things, falls down, etc. : a clumsy person
Examples of klutz
I'm a complete klutz on the dance floor.
<how can she be such a klutz after studying ballet for so many years?>
Origin of klutz
Yiddish klots, literally, wooden beam, from Middle High German kloz lumpy mass — more at clout
First Known Use: 1960
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