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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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At the same time, Klutz observes that the reigning alternative, to abandon entirely any attempt to define magic and delineate its relationship to religion, is not entirely satisfactory.
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.
Good news: Even the biggest klutz can keep his or her hits skip-free with improved CDs and DVDs.
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.
Also available is The Klutz Book of Knots, a step-by-step manual on how to tie the world's 24 most useful hitches, ties, warps and knots.
Confrontations take place over the vegetable chopping block between the chef, Sweeney (Paul Hickey), and the waiters, one of whom is a loose cannon with nutty ideas - a klutz called Mugsy (Pearce Quigley in an outstanding performance).
An accident-prone klutz, he pedals bicycles into car doors, strolls into lampposts and shows no signs of ambition, other than a sudden impulse to have kids (even though he rejects an attractive neighbour with two).
Klutz pioneered the concept of packaging instructional books with activity products for children.
Copaxone's active ingredient (glatiramer acetate) resembles the structure of the basic protein of myelin--the very thing our immune system likes to snack on, which causes us to move and hurt and klutz around the way we do.
The Wind Power Kit, Fuel Cell Kit by Thames and Kosmos, and Solar Car Book by Klutz all broaden children's horizons in exploring solar power, wind power and hydropower.