Part of Speech noun, verb
Origin + Etymology
perhaps an alteration of Yiddish arumfartzen ‘fart about’
Synonyms
noun
  • simpleton
  • fool
verb
  • idle
  • fool
  • dally
  • dilly-dally
  • lollygag
Antonyms
noun
  • genius
verb
  • haste
  • hurry
  • rush
Definition
noun
a fool; simpleton
verb
to pass time in idleness (usually followed by around)
Examples
noun
He wasn't great in school, and many considered him a futz.
verb
She spent her day futzing around downtown.
Usage Over Time

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