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schmuck

slang An impudent, ignorant, oafish person. Originally from Yiddish. I just don't understand why she ever married a schmuck like him. Jeff is managing the project? That schmuck couldn't manage his own sock drawer.

schmuck

(ʃmək)
1. n. a jerk; a repellent male. (Also a rude term of address. Yiddish.) Who is that stupid schmuck over there?
2. n. a penis. (Yiddish. Usually objectionable.) If I hear that joke about a camel’s schmuck one more time, I’m going to scream.
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Bowie was one of a handful of Democrats who cast votes in favor of the proposal, avoiding a potential attack from Schmuck on the campaign trail.
The Curragh trainer, who never had a double, finished the night with three winners thanks to Lady Schmuck and Springfort at this meeting and Jetty mark who scored at Sligo
According to Prof Norman Cherry, head of the School of Jewellery, that is part of the reason why Schmuck (the word, by the way, is simply the German for jewellery) is the world's most important annual survey of contemporary jewellery.
Speaking at the Criswell Theological Seminary in Dallas in late January, Land referred to Schumer as "that schmuck from New York."
William Schmuck's abstract modern set, with costumes that ran the gamut from Egypt to China, were gorgeous, as was Stephen Ross's atmospheric lighting that played off the fabric and plastic that anchored Schmuck's design.
Thus, humans construct knowledge; we do not receive and internalize predigested concepts without simultaneously reacting to them and engaging them within our own mental maps and previous experience" (Schmuck, 2001, p.
The last four years should have taught us all: You shouldn't elect someone you know is a schmuck. Elect intelligent and decent people, not necessarily geniuses or saints, just intelligent and decent people.
Likewise, the easy resort to ad hominem attacks is familiar to viewers (and guests) of real debate shows, so it does not seem so strange when a Crossballs guest calls an opponent "crazy," "stupid," a "schmuck," a "right-wing fascist type," or "no better than Dr.
I was pleased to read the quote from Jonathan Klein, CEO of Getty Images, in your April cover story ("The CEO Trap"): "You can be a god at the office, but at home you're just the schmuck who takes out the garbage."
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Als wesentliche Gemeinsamkeiten werden zweckmaszigerweise die Hauptelemente hervorgehoben: Hemd, als altere Uberbekleidung das Gewand, Gurtel mit Verzierungen, Schmuck (in sehr reichhaltiger Weise), Kopfbedeckung, Schuhwerk (fruher Bastschuhe, spater Stiefel).
Rewe spokesman Wolfram Schmuck confirms the Rosbach case, but insists that there was not at any time danger to the consumer.
Others are shrouded with misunderstanding, like transsexual and schmuck, which are often used without the speaker realizing their meaning.
Next thing you know they'll be having some poor schmuck die for us LIVE on PBS."
After describing the story of Joey, "a callow, mediocre university student who yearns wretchedly for Virginia, the sophisticated and beautiful arts Queen," producer John Thompson (whom Fothergill incorrectly credits for making the film) is quoted as saying: "In essence, it's about a guy who realizes he's pretty much of a schmuck and there really isn't anything he can do about it." To add insult to injury, Thompson states: "it's quite close to being autobiographical for the man who wrote the script."