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Definition of "putz" [putz]

  • Slang A fool; an idiot. (noun)
  • Vulgar Slang A penis. (noun)
  • Slang To behave in an idle manner; putter. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "putz" in a sentence
  • "If you think that putz is a friend to ANY outdoorsman, you are a fool."
  • "Or that putz is an okay word to use in polite company."
  • "The word putz (sounds like foots), comes from the German word putzen."