Other Word Forms of Putz
Origin of Putz
From Yiddish פּוץ (puts, “jerk, fool, penis"), probably a noun derivative of [script?] (putsn, “to clean, shine"); compare early modern German butzen (“to decorate"), modern German putzen.
From Pennsylvania German putz; compare archaic German Putz (“ornament, decoration, finery"), putzen (“to clean; decorate").
Yiddish pots penis, fool of unknown origin
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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