Yutz definition

yŭts
A foolish, annoying, or socially inept person.
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(slang) A person variously regarded as ineffectual, foolish, disagreeable, contemptible, etc.
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(US, pejorative) A foolish, incompetent, awkward, or contemptible person.
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The definition of a yutz is Yiddish for someone who is believed to be foolish or useless.

An example of a yutz is a child that is not very good at doing his chores.

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
yutz
Plural:
yutzes

Origin of yutz

  • Possibly alteration of putz (perhaps influenced by Yiddish yold fool) (yat fellow, guy) (or yentsen to have sexual intercourse)

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

  • From Yiddish.

    From Wiktionary