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synonyms for foozle

  • bungler
  • clod
  • dolt
  • duffer
  • fumbler
  • klutz
  • lummox
  • schlep
  • bull in a china shop
  • clumsy oaf
  • clunker
  • muffer
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How to use foozle in a sentence

Because I thought you were such a respectable, harmless old foozle that you'd never do anything to deserve it.
THE BRASS BOTTLEF. ANSTEY
If I tried a trick out of turn, I might foozle and lose prestige.
HEARTS AND MASKSHAROLD MACGRATH
Xuriel apparently did know his job, for the King's ball continued to be as foozle-proof as the Marshal's mashie.
IN BRIEF AUTHORITYF. ANSTEY
He was a slow, putterin' kind of an ole foozle, but on the hull a putty decent citizen.
DAVID HARUMEDWARD NOYES WESTCOTT
The newspapers would denounce me as a treacherous liar—you fellows own or control or foozle them in one way and another.
THE DELUGEDAVID GRAHAM PHILLIPS
He would be much more likely to fail and foozle, and then what a miserable golfer would he be!
THE COMPLETE GOLFER [1905]HARRY VARDON
Robert was the hope of the house of Foozle; and it was fortunate his parents were satisfied with him, for few other people were.
MR. SPONGE'S SPORTING TOURR. S. SURTEES
Before applying for the job our young friend Foozle would like to know whether he will be required to replace the divot.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 158, FEBRUARY 25TH, 1920VARIOUS
I will remember that the next time Robert calls him an auld foozle.
THE WIZARD'S SON, VOL. 1(OF 3)MARGARET OLIPHANT
There are words like 'foozle' and 'tee-off' and 'schlaff' and 'baffy-iron' and 'Glenlivet.'
PEEPS AT PEOPLEJOHN KENDRICK BANGS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FOOZLE

  • bull in a china shop
  • bungler
  • clod
  • clumsy oaf
  • clunker
  • dolt
  • duffer
  • foozle
  • fumbler
  • klutz
  • lummox
  • muffer
  • schlep
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.