- A poor chess player.More example sentences
- This looks like a patzer's lunge, but black is angling for easy equality via timely simplification.
- After some preliminary capturing, almost every move is a check, which pleases my inner patzer and keeps the tension level high.
1940s: perhaps related to German patzen 'to bungle'.
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