klutz stared at him speechlessly after that first start, waiting for what would follow.
klutz signified by a movement of his head that nothing was wrong at Lohm.
Being young and poetic he differed from Dellwig on one point: to Dellwig, woman was a servant; to klutz, an admirable toy.
"I do not want cheap wisdom like that," cried klutz, his eyes ablaze.
klutz feebly tried to push the glass away, but Dellwig insisted.
Axel was fairly certain that klutz had set fire to the stables.
klutz's mouth could not be stopped, and the whole district would know what had been going on.
His expression while he did it was not flattering, but klutz rarely noticed expressions.
klutz had denounced him, to save himself; of that he had not a doubt.
klutz did not wait to hear what the pastor said, but crushed his felt hat on to his head and started for a violent walk.
1967, American English, from Yiddish klots "clumsy person, blockhead," literally "block, lump," from Middle High German klotz "lump, ball." Cf. German klotz "boor, clod," literally "wooden block" (cf. clot).
[1968+; fr Yiddish, ''blockhead,'' literally ''block'']