futz

verb \ ˈfəts \

Definition of futz

intransitive verb
slang
:fool around 1 often used with around
  • futz around without producing any worthwhile music
  • —John Koegel

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Origin and Etymology of futz

perhaps part modification, partial translation of Yiddish arumfartsn zikh, literally, to fart around


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