shmendrick

schmendrick

slang A foolish, bumbling, or incompetent person. From Yiddish. With the way they keep mismanaging the company, it's starting to feel like I'm working for a bunch of schmendricks. Jeff is managing the project? That schmendrick couldn't manage his own sock drawer.

shmendrick

slang A foolish, bumbling, or incompetent person. From Yiddish. With the way they keep mismanaging the company, it's starting to feel like I'm working for a bunch of shmendricks. Jeff is managing the project? That shmendrick couldn't manage his own sock drawer.

schmendrick

and shmendrick (ˈʃmɛndrɪk)
n. a stupid and ineffectual nobody. (Yiddish.) Some schmendrick from downstairs asked if you could turn down your stereo.

shmendrick

verb
References in periodicals archive ?
Beagle's well-known magician, Shmendrick, is also featured in a few of the stories.
Baby You say be there by eight And don't pontificate You say don't be such a shmendrick Don't be phallogocentric Oh, Baby, Ms.
The latter's telephone account of taking her reluctant shmendrick of a husband to their lesbian daughter's wedding ("I made him a Judy Garland.
This cowhand hollers "hi ho shmendrick" and "yippie, ooo, ooo, who-ha!," oversees a plot of land crowded with overweight cows and Passover tables, and proudly declares his origin on one of the frontier's rural ethnic ghettoes: "I'm a cowboy mensch, from the bar mitzvah ranch." Katz's cowboy is a failed one.
Norman: I was kidding, you shmendrick. Back to Barak.