foozle


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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 ?
We can hardly be expected to foozle on purpose, just to let Archie show off before his girl.
FOOZLE A Trifle with another B An iced sweet C Bungle who am I?
Foozle (Slang) Do clumsily, bungle, make a mess of.
Hello Foozle," she says with curious enthusiasm, a nickname I've not heard in thirty years.
Which puts me in a proper twitter as to what he has heard and what I shall best say to him so that I did most viley foozle my drive and thereafter not a stroke could I strike clean.