klutziness


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klutz

 (klŭts)
n. Slang
1. A clumsy person.
2. A stupid person; a dolt.

[Yiddish klots, from Middle High German kloz, block, lump, from Old High German.]

klutz′i·ness n.
klutz′y adj.

klutziness

(ˈklʌtsɪnəs)
n
the quality or condition of being klutzy
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