foozle

foozle

[foo-zuhl]
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), foozled, foozling.
1.
to bungle; play clumsily: to foozle a stroke in golf; to foozle on the last hole.
noun
2.
act of foozling, especially a bad stroke in golf.

Origin:
1825–35; perhaps < dialectal German fuseln to work badly, clumsily, hurriedly

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foozle (ˈfuːzəl)
 
vb
1.  to bungle (a shot)
 
n
2.  a bungled shot
 
[C19: perhaps from German dialect fuseln to do slipshod work]
 
'foozler
 
n

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