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foo·zle

 (fo͞o′zəl)
tr.v. foo·zled, foo·zling, foo·zles
To do or deal with poorly or clumsily.
n.
The act of bungling, especially a poor stroke in golf.

[Perhaps from German dialectal fuseln, to work poorly or slowly.]

foo′zler n.

foozle

(ˈfuːzəl) golf
vb
(Golf) to bungle (a shot)
n
(Golf) a bungled shot
[C19: perhaps from German dialect fuseln to do slipshod work]
ˈfoozler n

foo•zle

(ˈfu zəl)

v. -zled, -zling,
n. v.t., v.i.
1. to bungle; play clumsily: to foozle a stroke in golf; to foozle on the last hole.
n.
2. an act of foozling, esp. a bad stroke in golf.
[1825–35; perhaps < dial. German fuseln to work badly or clumsily]

foozle


Past participle: foozled
Gerund: foozling

Imperative
foozle
foozle
Present
I foozle
you foozle
he/she/it foozles
we foozle
you foozle
they foozle
Preterite
I foozled
you foozled
he/she/it foozled
we foozled
you foozled
they foozled
Present Continuous
I am foozling
you are foozling
he/she/it is foozling
we are foozling
you are foozling
they are foozling
Present Perfect
I have foozled
you have foozled
he/she/it has foozled
we have foozled
you have foozled
they have foozled
Past Continuous
I was foozling
you were foozling
he/she/it was foozling
we were foozling
you were foozling
they were foozling
Past Perfect
I had foozled
you had foozled
he/she/it had foozled
we had foozled
you had foozled
they had foozled
Future
I will foozle
you will foozle
he/she/it will foozle
we will foozle
you will foozle
they will foozle
Future Perfect
I will have foozled
you will have foozled
he/she/it will have foozled
we will have foozled
you will have foozled
they will have foozled
Future Continuous
I will be foozling
you will be foozling
he/she/it will be foozling
we will be foozling
you will be foozling
they will be foozling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been foozling
you have been foozling
he/she/it has been foozling
we have been foozling
you have been foozling
they have been foozling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been foozling
you will have been foozling
he/she/it will have been foozling
we will have been foozling
you will have been foozling
they will have been foozling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been foozling
you had been foozling
he/she/it had been foozling
we had been foozling
you had been foozling
they had been foozling
Conditional
I would foozle
you would foozle
he/she/it would foozle
we would foozle
you would foozle
they would foozle
Past Conditional
I would have foozled
you would have foozled
he/she/it would have foozled
we would have foozled
you would have foozled
they would have foozled
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foozle

noun
A stupid, clumsy mistake:
Informal: blooper, boner.
Slang: bloomer, goof.
References in classic literature ?
Their language, when they foozled, was gently regretful rather than sulphurous.
Lyon had McVicar covered, but he foozled the ball, and, three yards out, had the easiest of tasks to make it 1-1.
I am no all-thumbs-and-no-fingers, all-knees-and-elbows, all-left-feet, antigoddling, bumfuzzled, discombobulated, flusterated, or foozled bumpkin, clodhopper, counlry jake, hayseed, hick.