Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 11/04/18 Patzer

Patzer (noun)
patzer [paht-ser, pat-]


noun
1. a casual, amateurish chess player.


Origin: 1955–60; probably < German Patzer bungler, equivalent to patz(en ) to bungle (compare Austrian dialect Patzen stain, blot, patzen to make a stain) + -er -er

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