potzer

An amateur chess player who vastly over estimates their own talents. Also, a city-park chess hustler.

All of the chess players in New York's Washington Square are potzers.


Dictionary of american slang with examples. .

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  • potzer — var. patzer …   Useful english dictionary

  • potzer — variant of patzer …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • potzer — n. patzer, bad chess player, person who is an inept chess player …   English contemporary dictionary

  • patzer — also potzer noun Etymology: probably from German Patzer bungler, from patzen to blunder Date: 1959 an inept chess player …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Hartford (Michigan) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Hartford. 40°12′22″N 86°10′00″O / …   Wikipédia en Français

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