noun \ˈshmək\

: a stupid or foolish person

Full Definition of SCHMUCK

:  jerk 4b

Examples of SCHMUCK

  1. I can't believe what a schmuck that guy is.
  2. <don't be a schmuck and create an embarrassing scene in public>

Origin of SCHMUCK

Yiddish shmok, literally, penis
First Known Use: 1892

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