Definitions for klutzklʌts

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a clumsy, awkward person.

    Category: Status (usage)

  2. a stupid or inept person; blockhead.

    Category: Status (usage)

* Slang..

Origin of klutz:

1965–70, Amer.; < Yiddish klots lit., wooden beam < MHG kloc

klutz′y(adj.)klutz•i•er, klutz•i•est.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. klutz(noun)

    (Yiddish) a clumsy dolt


  1. klutz(Noun)

    A clumsy or stupid person; an oaf.

  2. Origin: The term is perhaps derived from the קלאָץ, cognate with German Klotz.


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