yutz

Alternative Spellings

yuts

Definitions

  • dumb jerk

Example Sentences

  • That guy is such a yutz.

Languages of Origin

Yiddish

Etymology

possibly from Yiddish יאָנץ yonts 'fool, numskull'

Who Uses This

Jews: Jews of diverse religious backgrounds and organizational involvements

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

None

Notes

A combination of a yold (a fool) and a putz, i.e. a foolish putz

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