Klutz definition

klŭts
A clumsy person.
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A stupid person; a dolt.
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A clumsy, awkward person.
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(US, pejorative) A clumsy or stupid person.
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A surname​.
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A stupid or dull person.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of klutz - clutz

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
klutz
Plural:
klutzes

Origin of klutz

  • Yiddish klots from Middle High German kloz block, lump from Old High German

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From the Yiddish קלאָץ (klots, “wooden beam”), cognate with German Klotz (“block, lump”).

    From Wiktionary