shmuck


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shmuck

 (shmŭk)
n. Slang
Variant of schmuck.
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shmuck

(ʃmʌk)
n
a variant spelling of schmuck
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schmuck

or shmuck

(ʃmʌk)

n. Slang.
an obnoxious or contemptible person.
[1890–95; < Yiddish shmok (vulgar) literally, penis]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shmuck - (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
dork, jerk - a dull stupid fatuous person
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