Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Slang A stupid or obnoxious person.

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  • n. A stupid or obnoxious person.

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  • n. (Yiddish) a jerk

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

From Yiddish shmok, penis, fool; see schmuck.

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From Yiddish.

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  • I remember hearing that this word is a minced oath version of schmuck. Can anyone confirm or disconfirm?

    April 7, 2009