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n. - A poor chess player.

Usage examples (11)
  • Hey, it takes a patzer to appreciate someone who can actually play!
  • If you mean tyro, I thought the spelling was patzer, but then, my Mom and Dad pronounced their Yiddish with a distinctly Bostonian accent.
  • Although, since I don't see many people respond to your rantings except maybe a few new individuals… most have already figured out you're nothing but a patzer.
  • In fact, depending on the particular situation, Deep Blue is either smarter than any human being could ever be -- or maybe as clumsy as a weekend patzer playing for... for more
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