from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. Slang To waste time or effort on frivolities; fool. Often used with around: "would like to return to the days when Americans believed: 'By golly, you don't futz around with Uncle Sam'” ( Wall Street Journal).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Female genitalia, especially the vagina
- n. An objectionable woman
- v. To experiment by trial and error
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To fool around; to act without plan or purpose; -- usually used with around.
Now I get to 'futz' (Highly technical term there) with the rolls on the front and back pieces to get them to line up better before whipping up the neck lames.
I will "futz" with existing systems and add pieces to them, but I will not build one from scratch (in fact it is cheaper to buy these things off the shelf than it is for me to build it).
But I usually get my futz time in the early morning.
With the advent of GarageBand, the Apple software application that Smith Westerns and a gazillion other young troupes have used to record their first albums, bands can futz endlessly over their laptop recordings before playing a single show.
When you initially open it, you may have to futz with the drag handles a bit to get all three windows to show up and sized the way you want.
This is with music on shuffle, 5-8 minutes of warming up, rocking out, taking time to hydrate, skip tracks, occasionally futz with the video camera … all intertwined.
And unless the Israelis are just bitching and moaning about Iran for their own domestic political reasons, Israel is highly unlikely to allow Obama to futz around and blink for the next four years like they did Bush.
Balance is the key — the military must be “good enough” that no one wants to futz with you to get what you have …
And — you want me to be real, here? — the moment I realized I was going to have to futz with multiple providers, deal broken.
No cables to lose, no media to futz with, low enough button count to make skinny guys in black turtlenecks happy – yeah, killer product and (now) widely copied and emulated.
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