Foozle



[foo-zuh l] /ˈfu zəl/

verb (used with or without object), foozled, foozling.
1.
to bungle; play clumsily:
to foozle a stroke in golf; to foozle on the last hole.
noun
2.
act of foozling, especially a bad stroke in golf.
/ˈfuːzəl/
verb
1.
to bungle (a shot)
noun
2.
a bungled shot

noun

verb

To blunder; spoil by bungling; botch: I rather foozled my first attempt at acting (1890s+)

[Noun sense 2 is perhaps a humorous pronunciation of fossil]

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