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futzing

Postby KatyBr » Sun Jan 29, 2006 12:52 am

futz (fts)
intr.v. futzed, futz·ing, futz·es Slang
To waste time or effort on frivolities; fool. Often used with around: "would like to return to the days when Americans believed: 'By golly, you don't futz around with Uncle Sam'" Wall Street Journal.


I was just futzing around today, nothing done just goofing off.

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Postby PaxFelix » Sun Jan 29, 2006 12:56 am

Derivation?

Sounds Yiddish to me.
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