schm-

prefix
variants: or shm- \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

Origin and Etymology of schm-

Yiddish shm-


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to praise usually to excess

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