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  • noun a stupid person, a fool, a nincompoop

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From Yiddish שמענדריק (shmendrik), from the name of a character in the operetta Shmendrik, oder Die komishe Chaseneh (Schmendrik or The Comical Wedding) by Avrom Goldfaden

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