verb \ˈfəts\

Definition of futz


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

Origin and Etymology of futz

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

First Known Use: circa 1930

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