futz

[ fuhts ]

verb (used without object)
  1. to pass time in idleness (usually followed by around).

noun
  1. a fool; simpleton.

Verb Phrases
  1. futz (around) with, to handle or deal with, especially idly, reluctantly, or as a time-consuming task: I spent all day futzing with those file folders.

Origin of futz

1
First recorded in 1905–10; apparently a euphemism for fuck;

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