foozle [ foo-zuhl ] verb (used with or without object) to bungle; play clumsily.
What is the origin of foozle?
Foozle “to bungle; play clumsily; bungle a stroke at golf,” perhaps comes from German dialect fuseln“to work badly, clumsily, hurriedly.” The verb foozle is somehow connected with the noun foozle “an old fogey; a bungled stroke at golf.” The verb and noun both entered English in the late 1850s.
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