shlemiel

noun

shle·​miel

less common spelling of schlemiel

: an unlucky bungler : chump

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“Shlemiel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shlemiel. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

shlemiel

variant of schlemiel

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