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1. A clumsy person.
2. A stupid person; a dolt.
[Yiddish klots, from Middle High German kloz, block, lump, from Old High German.]
slang US and Canadian a clumsy or stupid person
[from German Klotz dolt; compare clot]
1. a clumsy, awkward person.
2. a stupid or inept person; blockhead.
[1965–70, Amer.; < Yiddish klots literally, wooden beam < Middle High German kloc]
klutz′y, adj. klutz•i•er, klutz•i•est.
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Yiddish - a dialect of High German including some Hebrew and other words; spoken in Europe as a vernacular by many Jews; written in the Hebrew script