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flutz n. in ice skating, a flubbed lutz executed as a flip. Also as v. Editorial Note: See the 1997 citation from Brian Boitano for a more technical description of a flutz. A lutz is “a jump with a backward takeoff from the backward outside edge of one skate to the backward outside edge of the other, with one or more full turns in the air,” according to the New Oxford American Dictionary. Etymological Note: flip (or perhaps flub) + lutz (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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