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schloomp

and schlump and shlump (ʃlump and ʃlʊmp)
n. a stupid and lazy person. (From German via Yiddish.) Tell that schloomp to get busy or get out.

schlump

verb
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Koch, H: Otto, A: Schlump, W: Stainless Steel and the Challenge of Time.
Indeed, in Hamburg's first car-free project, Stadthaus Schlump, and in Halle's Johannesplatz project, virtually each household now owns an automobile.
In the movie "Getting Straight," a youthful Elliott Gould plays a schlump named Harry who, during his masters oral, witnesses a riot breaking out on his college campus.
Some new facts have come to light in the interim, but the case against Richard Nixon's secretary of state stands much as it did in 1976, when a character in Joseph Heller's novel Good as Gold characterized Kissinger "as an odious schlump who made war gladly," a quote with which Hitchens opens his book.
Wallace Shawn--like Lahr, a scion of New York glitterati--emerges as a willfully split personality: both self-effacing schlump and caustic social satirist.
Bill had great timing, did his facial shtick well and got the schlump walk perfectly.
Yet I know what a schlemiel is (though I have never been able to figure out the other words which my two collaborators have directed toward me over the years, including but not limited to: chazzer, chutzpenik, ganek, k'vatsh, oysvurf, pustunpasnik, putz, schlepp, schmuck, schlump, shvister, szhlok, traifnyak, yatebedam, yold, and zhulik).
Where George was the epitome of Yiddish-British fashion, Ira was an unshaven schlump.
Working from a crafty script by John Strysik, Gordon establishes a heightened-reality tone of bleak hilarity early on while introing two lead characters: Tom (Stephen Rea), a sad-eyed schlump who has lost his job to downsizing; and Brandi (Mena Suvari), a dedicated retirement-home caregiver who devotes far too much of her downtime to partying, drinking and drugging.
Jeanie and Roger Schlump live in a brick cottage in Laramie, Wyoming, next door to a large warehouse that used to be an eyesore.
When she tells him, "You need a platform," the schlump draws a total blank.
The qualifying tournament, the buzz among Joe the Journalists' buddies, the idea of such a schlump playing against a Grand Slam winner - those things would help sell tickets to the Nuveen Venerable Antiques, or whatever it's going to be called.