yutz


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yutz

 (yŭts)
n.
A foolish, annoying, or socially inept person.

[Possibly alteration of putz (perhaps influenced by Yiddish yold, fool, yat, fellow, guy, or yentsen, to have sexual intercourse).]

yutz

(jʌts)
n
slang a fool; stupid person
[Yiddish]
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The high-scoring trio of Joe Fraser, Dominick Cunningham and Donell Osbourne put on an impressive display of British gymnastics of the highest order to aid their team-mates' performances and help them claim first position at the top of the Second Division with a score of 320,100pts, ahead of second-placed Convention Gymnique de Lyon on 312,250 points and Yutz, in third, with 300,700 points.
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The family tsk-tsked, saying, "Sure, over there it happens." We heard stories about the "sensitive" uncle, a poet and an intellectual, who'd decided to live with his best friend "instead of marrying a woman from the shtetl." He was drafted into the Czar's army for 25 years because "some yutz of an informer decided to teach them a lesson." It couldn't happen here.