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klutz around

Inf. to go about acting stupidly or clumsily. Stop klutzing around and get your act together. Why are you klutzing around so much?
See also: around, klutz

klutz

and klotz (kləts and klɑts)
n. a stupid and clumsy person. Don’t be a klutz!
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A klutz will never spill a glass of anything when he is dining alone at home.
In this role, effective from 7 September, Brown will lead the creative direction of the Klutz publishing programme and will manage strategic development of the Klutz brand.
Imagine James Brooks' weepie ``Terms of Endearment'' as a romantic comedy where the interfering mom character has morphed into a sex-starved klutz who frequently ends up with a faceful of elaborately prepared cake.
And, in spite of feeling like a klutz, she has a group of devoted friends because she is, above all, a charitable soul.
Klutz introduces the work with a view to integrating the interpretative potential of both tradition-historical methods such as source and redaction criticism, and post-structural approaches such as deconstruction and psychoanalytic.
Klutz, "The Archer and the Cross: Chorographic Astrology and Literary Design in the Testament of Solomon.
Klutz identifies two major trajectories of advancement in the study of magic in the last quarter of a century.
Good news: Even the biggest klutz can keep his or her hits skip-free with improved CDs and DVDs.
Grandpa, the klutz, stands right next to the table instead of stepping back, forcing grandma to hold the beast way out to her right.
When John is killed by a rival gangster, assisted by cunning klutz "Wacky" (Gennady Nazarov), Mishka shoots the assassin dead and is sent to prison.
Which is a shame because Aniston is OK at the live-life-for-the-minute gal and Stiller, well he trots out yet another neurotic, unlucky-in-love klutz.
Daneloni endorses the interpretation put forward by Alfred Klutz in 1911 and amply demonstrated in more recent times by Silvia Rizzo, namely, that the abbreviation stood for corrige.
If you're a klutz like me, you stand a good chance of dropping your GPS and stepping on it while admiring the overhead canopy.
Another fun drawing book from Klutz This one comes with four drawing wheels, three gel pens and lots of ideas for drawing twirly swirly spirals Fill a gumball machine with candy-coloured spirals, make a fun mobile or create tie-dye "soak" spirals, Your head will be spinning
President Gerald Ford was relentlessly lampooned as a klutz error he dipped while deplaning from Air Force One.