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  • n. Plural form of nebbish.


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  • About half or more of the “millionaire” guys she has to fix up are Jewish and yenta supremo Patty constantly derides them as “nerds” and “nebbishes” to the flotilla of girls she gathers up to meet them.

    Matthew Yglesias » Life, According to Patti Stanger

  • How many times have you dealt with a juggernaut corporation staffed by clueless nebbishes?

    Camelot Now

  • Come to think of it, one might go so far as to say the problem with contemporary fashion, if not Western civilization in general, is that people think it's cool to run around looking like nebbishes.

    All in the Four-Eye Family

  • Mr. Reilly has made a specialty of playing appealing nebbishes, but this John is something else charmingly plaintive, quite consciously witty and improbably good company.

    An Ode to 'Toy'

  • He tends to play nebbishes, but Scott Pilgrim moves him out of that rut.

    Marshall Fine: HuffPost Review: Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

  • But what about the nebbishes and nonentities who are at the top of their game?

    Who Are These Old People at My Class Reunion?

  • She brazenly struts her stubbly stuff on national TV - and otherwise freakishly perfectionist nebbishes can't get enough of it.

    Doree Lewak: My Jewish Achilles Whore

  • I have personally foresworn future votes for any national Dem candidates, and will continue sending my message to the DLC: if you nominate lame nebbishes you can no longer count on my votes.

    Hello, My Name Is Kevin and I am a Recovering Democrat

  • If all those nebbishes on the law review could see me now ...

    Peter Mehlman: Second Chair

  • These scavenger nerds and nebbishes had to learn new skills as the grocery warehouses and department store stockrooms tapped out and we were forced to live off the largesse of the land.

    Our American King


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