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schmuckalso shmuck (shmŭk)
A clumsy or stupid person; an oaf.
[Yiddish shmok, penis, fool, probably from Polish smok, dragon; akin to Bulgarian smok, grass-snake; perhaps akin to Russian smoktat', to suck (since folk tradition holds that snakes suck milk from livestock), of imitative origin.]
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slang US a stupid or contemptible person; oaf
[from Yiddish schmuck penis, from German Schmuck decoration, from Middle High German smucken to press into]
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an obnoxious or contemptible person.
[1890–95; < Yiddish shmok (vulgar) literally, penis]
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A Yiddish word meaning penis, used to mean a foolish or contemptible person.
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|Noun||1.||schmuck - (Yiddish) a jerk|
Yiddish - a dialect of High German including some Hebrew and other words; spoken in Europe as a vernacular by many Jews; written in the Hebrew script
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schmuck[ʃmʌk] N (US) → imbécil mf
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n (US inf: = fool) → Beknackte(r) mf (sl)
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