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putz around

Inf. to fiddle around; to mess around. Stop some time puzzling over her. While I was puzzling over putzing around and get to work. Those guys spend most why she had slapped me, she did it again, of their time just putzing around.
See also: around, putz

putz

1. n. the penis. (Usually objectionable.) He held his hands over his putz and ran for the bedroom.
2. n. a stupid or obnoxious male; a stupid person. (Usually objectionable.) What a stupid putz!

putz around

and futz around
in. to waste time; to do something ineffectually. (Putz is probably putz (sense 1).) Get busy and stop putzing around.
See also: around, putz
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He now featured a broom moustache that he hid behind when, from time to time, the word putz came whizzing at him like a Sy Mizzoni fast ball.
The horse had raced to the age of six without comment but then someone pointed out in print that putz is a vulgar word in yiddish and the owner, who had used the name in a number of horses, was obliged to mend his ways.
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Then the auditorium lights go up so that visitors can crowd up to the small stage on which the putz is built and inspect the more than 120 carved and colored figures, both old and newly made.
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Hartmut Putz, President of Mitsubishi Electric's Factory Automation--European Business Group expressed his delight in welcoming Klaus in to the new role: "We would like to thank Chris for his contribution and wish him all the best for his new function, whilst welcoming Klaus to the role.
The creative talent behind the baby gifts are Santa Putz, 45, from Hutton Rudby, and 26-year-old Sam Melrose, from Ingleby Barwick.