Origin of klutz
Examples from the Web for klutz
Klutz stared at him speechlessly after that first start, waiting for what would follow.
Axel was fairly certain that Klutz had set fire to the stables.
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.
Klutz got up with a great show of determination, put the paper in his pocket, and buttoned his coat over it for greater security.
British Dictionary definitions for klutz
Word Origin for klutz
Word Origin and History for klutz
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).