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futz

[ fuhts ]
/ fʌts /
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verb (used without object)
to pass time in idleness (usually followed by around).
noun
a fool; simpleton.
Verb Phrases
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.
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Origin of futz

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