Definition of "schmuck" [schmuck]

  • Slang A clumsy or stupid person; an oaf. (noun)

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Use "schmuck" in a sentence
  • ""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."