- From Yiddish שוויצן (shvitsn), from Old High German sweizzen (Modern German Schweiß, schwitzen), from Proto-Germanic *swait- (English sweat), from Proto-Indo-European *swoyd- (“to sweat”). (Wiktionary)
“I will happily shvitz for a greatest hits collection of Gaultier.”
“We learned that shvitz, as a verb, means to sweat.”
“Mr. SHARIF EL-GAMAL (Developer, Park51): You're talking to a guy who loves to shvitz.”
“As long as I shvitz, I don't really care what the style is.”
“The new kosher movement is causing the Orthodox community to shvitz.”
“SHE WILL roll up her sleaves and shvitz for it and BARACK just took the a position in health care because he needed to and not because he cares anything deeply about it ...”
“He tossed that around to the screws his first week in the joint so he could get a cell with a shvitz.”
“Taking the cure: When it's all over, drive an hour to Aveda Spa in Osceola, Wis., where you can get everything from a headache-relieving shvitz to something called "body polishing.”
“Nikolai is sitting there in a towel, taking a peaceful shvitz, when two rival mobsters lumber in and attack him.”
“Everyday I returned to my place dripping in shvitz, dirty, with my boots, shirts and jeans splattered with sand, etc, from the riding arena and happy, happy, happy!”
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