schlimazel


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schlimazel

slang An unfortunate or unlucky person; someone for whom nothing goes right. From Yiddish. My poor uncle was a bit of a shlimazel his whole life. Nothing ever seemed to go right for him. I'm such a schlimazel! I finally saved up enough money to buy a new suit, and it gets caught on the door frame and rips the very first time I wear it.

schlemozzle

verb