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Origin of putz
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Example sentences from the Web for putz
By contrast, Anglophones have been using words like schmuck, putz, mamzer, and gonif for only a century or so.Mazel Tov, Arvind! But Are You Sure It’s Not Kneydl?|Daniel Gross|May 31, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I let out a yell and dashed for the rocket; Putz opened the door and in I went, laughing and crying and shouting!A Martian Odyssey|Stanley Grauman Weinbaum
But let me tell you about the Putz that belonged to my friend of the club catacomb.
He looked comically bewildered and then a fellow explained that a Putz was a decoration of German origin.
Before I finish wearing you out with these descriptions of my friends I must tell you all about the "Putz."
Most Moravians have a Putz in their houses at Christmas time.