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Princeton's WordNet

  1. klutznoun

    (Yiddish) a clumsy dolt


  1. klutznoun

    A clumsy or stupid person; an oaf.

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


  1. klutz

    A klutz is a person who tends to be clumsy, awkward, or easily prone to accidents or mishaps. This term is often used to describe someone who often drops things, trips over objects, or generally has difficulty maneuvering physically in a graceful or coordinated manner.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. KLUTZ

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Klutz is ranked #47429 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Klutz surname appeared 447 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Klutz.

    88.1% or 394 total occurrences were White.
    6.9% or 31 total occurrences were Black.
    1.7% or 8 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.3% or 6 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of klutz in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of klutz in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of klutz in a Sentence

  1. George:

    People love to admit they have bad handwriting or that they can't do math. And they will readily admit to being awkward 'I'm such a klutz' But they will never admit to having a poor sense of humor or being a bad driver.

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    a hazy or indistinct representation
    • A. accompany
    • B. disturb
    • C. blur
    • D. demolish

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