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schm-

prefix \shm\

Definition of schm-

  1. —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-

or shm- \shm\

Origin of schm-

Yiddish shm-


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