MEANING: verb tr., intr.: To botch or bungle, especially to make a poor shot in golf; noun: A botched attempt at something.

ETYMOLOGY: Perhaps from German dialect fuseln (to work badly). Earliest documented use: 1857.

FOZZLE - a prehistoric animal or plant remnant, preserved in stone

FLOOZLE - a diminutive woman of loose moral character

FFOOZLE - like a Heffalump, only much, much louder