to bungle; play clumsily: to foozle a stroke in golf;to foozle on the last hole.
act of foozling, especially a bad stroke in golf.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023
How to use foozle in a sentence
Because I thought you were such a respectable, harmless old foozle that you'd never do anything to deserve it.The Brass Bottle | F. Anstey
If I tried a trick out of turn, I might foozle and lose prestige.Hearts and Masks | Harold MacGrath
Xuriel apparently did know his job, for the King's ball continued to be as foozle-proof as the Marshal's mashie.In Brief Authority | F. Anstey
He was a slow, putterin' kind of an ole foozle, but on the hull a putty decent citizen.David Harum | Edward Noyes Westcott
The newspapers would denounce me as a treacherous liar—you fellows own or control or foozle them in one way and another.The Deluge | David Graham Phillips
British Dictionary definitions for foozle
to bungle (a shot)
a bungled shot
- foozler, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012