schmuck

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noun \ˈshmək\

Definition of schmuck

slang

  1. :  jerk 1b

Examples of schmuck in a Sentence

  1. I can't believe what a schmuck that guy is.

  2. don't be a schmuck and create an embarrassing scene in public

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Origin and Etymology of schmuck

Yiddish shmok, literally, penis


First Known Use: 1892


SCHMUCK Defined for English Language Learners

schmuck

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noun

Definition of schmuck for English Language Learners

  • : a stupid or foolish person



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