from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Slang A clumsy or stupid person; an oaf.
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- n. The penis.
- n. An item or person that is considered useless.
- n. A jerk; an unpleasant or detestable person.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. (Yiddish) a jerk
"He proposed a concept which he called schmuck insurance, which was to protect us from looking foolish," Ackman, 43, said in a deposition for the lawsuit.
I don't know why I'm even bothering to feed the trolls, but technically "schmuck" is Yiddish, though its prejorative use has been widely adpoted into American nomcenlature.
Based on your love of using the word schmuck, it must be one or the other.
He's a friggin 'schmuck, and I will campaign even harder to defeat Kennedy than almost any other Republican, because he's an opportunist.
I got $5 that says that stupid schmuck is gong to wind up sueing someone over this.
By the end of that movie, some poor schmuck is going to open that door and go down there alone.
Anyway, I am not going to shed crocodile tears for this person I called a schmuck a while back, because WHAT HE DID WAS HIS OWN DOING.
It wasn't so very bad, it's just that her old Jewish man sounded like a twenty-something woman and said things like "Get a grip" when he wasn't saying things like "schmuck"- the scenes were cliches, the language merely forgettable.
[insert dueling banjos theme from deliverance here.] fine. but the question then becomes this: if someone doesn't know what the word schmuck means, how rude is it for me to call them one?
That schmuck is on par with the ambassadors who intentionally rack up thousands in unpaid parking tickets knowing they can’t be prosecuted for it.