Definition of Foozle

1. v. t. & i. To bungle; to manage awkwardly; to treat or play unskillfully; as, to foozle a stroke in golf.

2. n. A stupid fellow; a fogy.

Definition of Foozle

1. Verb. To do something clumsily or awkwardly; to bungle. ¹

2. Noun. A fogey. ¹

3. Noun. A mistaken shot in golf ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Foozle

1. to bungle [v -ZLED, -ZLING, -ZLES] - See also: bungle

Lexicographical Neighbors of Foozle

footwarmer
footwarmers
footway
footways
footwear
footwears
footwell
footwells
footwork
footworks
footworn
footwrap
footwraps
footwriting
footy
foozle (current term)
foozled
foozler
foozlers
foozles
foozling
foozlings
fop
fopdoodle
fopdoodles
fopling
foplings
fopped
fopperies
foppery

Literary usage of Foozle

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Dream of the Centuries and Other Entertainments for Parlor and Hall by George Bradford Bartlett (1889)
"Pianist plays the air of the song "Ka-foozle-utn " once through for the dance. ... All the freaks join in a spirited chorus, KA-foozle-UM posing meantime ..."

2. Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour by Robert Smith Surtees (1903)
"Robert was the hope of the house of foozle; and it was fortunate his parents were satisfied with him, for few other people were. ..."

3. Baker's Darkey Plays: A Collection of Short, Humorous Plays in Black Face by Frank E. Hiland, George H. Coes, E. Bowers, Walter H. Baker & Co. (Boston, Mass.) (1903)
"foozle. Don't attempt to fly or you certainly will tumble. ... foozle, My head is large enough now, sir. What can I do for you ? Let me see. ..."

4. London Society (1879)
"Manufacturers shook their heads at the bare mention of them; while the agents of CW & F. foozle & Co. looked at the bill of lading, and once spake to their ..."

5. The British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review, Or, Quarterly Journal of (1858)
"The subject has had more light thrown upon it by the investigation of what are called " foozle oils," than from any other source. ..."

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