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schm-

schm-

prefix \shm\

Definition of SCHM-

—used to form a rhyming term of derision by replacing the initial consonant or consonant cluster of a word or by preceding the initial vowel <fancy, schmancy, I prefer plain> <Godfather-shmodfather—enough already — Judith Crist>

Variants of SCHM-

schm- or shm- \shm\

Origin of SCHM-

Yiddish shm-

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