schemozzle


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schemozzle

(ʃɪˈmɒzəl)
n
a variant of shemozzle
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Schemozzle

 of monkeys.
Dictionary of Collective Nouns and Group Terms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.schemozzle - (Yiddish) a confused situation or affair; a mess
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
confusion - disorder resulting from a failure to behave predictably; "the army retreated in confusion"
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Translations

schemozzle

n (US inf) → Durcheinander nt
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References in periodicals archive ?
"He was putting his hand on him to make a point after being involved in a bit of a schemozzle with three Carlow lads and thought it was his line ball, rather than as a very aggressive gesture.
It all ends in a schemozzle between groom-to-be Kush and Masood but what else is bugging Shabnam?
Then he added: "I had a wonderful opportunity of really hurting him during the schemozzle which followed the fight.
Cox has never been one to curse his misfortune - nobody who has been unseated at the first fence when riding the favourite for the Grand National, as he was on Sacred Path in 1988, is ever likely to take anything for granted - and he was far from spitting feathers over the draw "schemozzle".
It is not his fault that he is at the middle of this schemozzle."
I viewed the whole thing about the Zimbabwe issue as a complete schemozzle and one I don't think should be repeated.
After a facile Cheltenham win over 3m 3f in November, Shardam ran in the Hennessy at the end of that month when he got mugged in a schemozzle at the first by One Knight.