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Definition of putz

putz

noun

  • an unintelligent person, a jerk (mean person,) or a penis. From the Yiddish "puts".
                                                                                                                                                                              

    Citation from Philly News blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Dec 05 2011. Submitted by bob e. from San Diego, CA, USA on Oct 31 1998.

  • an unintelligent person.
    He is such a putz.

    Last edited on Dec 05 2011. Submitted by Allison T. from St Louis, MO, USA on May 19 1999.

verb - intransitive

  • "putz around": to act idly.
    We're just putzing around with the stereo.
    I'm putzing around the house doing weekly cleaning.

    Last edited on May 14 2013. Submitted by Derek D. from Astoria, NY, USA on Jan 18 2000.

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