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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To manage awkwardly.

Usage examples (33)
  • Verb (used with object), verb (used without object) : to foozle a stroke in golf; to foozle on the last hole
  • “Did Alf Moult try to rob the till and run away in a fright when he foozled the job?”
  • "Yes, and banged up some too; but mighty glad he didn't go kerflummick down to them rocks when Percy foozled," grumbled another voice.
  • This particular afternoon he had tried to play the seventh hole as it should be played, and though we had both foozled, I had won the hole and romped triumphantly home... for more
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