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noun \ˈshmō\

: an ordinary person who is not interesting or unusual in any way

plural schmoes

Full Definition of SCHMO

:  jerk 4a

Variants of SCHMO

schmo or schmoe \ˈshmō\

Examples of SCHMO

  1. They treated us like a bunch of schmoes.
  2. I'm just an ordinary schmo trying to make a living.

Origin of SCHMO

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1947

Rhymes with SCHMO


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