verb phrase 1
verb (used without object)
to pass time in idleness (usually followed by
a fool; simpleton.
futz (around) with,
to handle or deal with, especially idly, reluctantly, or as a time-consuming task:
I spent all day futzing with those file folders.
Americanism; apparently a euphemism for
; perhaps blend of this word and
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Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.
("futzing around") To waste time on activity that is often experimental and may or may not be productive. Not normally used for game playing.
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
Stir them occasionally but don't futz too much-you want them to get golden brown and crispy.