Definition of schmo
: jerk 1a
Examples of schmo in a Sentence
They treated us like a bunch of schmoes.
I'm just an ordinary schmo trying to make a living.
Recent Examples of schmo from the Web
Netflix recorded the highly popular show so schmos like you and me who can't make it to New York get to see it, too.
His specialty is international financial fraud, and unwinding its complexities in such a way that the rest of us schmoes can understand.
The series chronicles the mishaps of an average schmo who is frozen in time – only to wake up several hundred years later and resume life as an intergalactic deliveryman.
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Origin and Etymology of schmo
First Known Use: 1947See Words from the same year
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Definition of schmo for English Language Learners
: an ordinary person who is not interesting or unusual in any way
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