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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (Yiddish) a dolt who is a habitual bungler.

Usage examples (33)
  • Liberalism, which purports to mitigate conflict, was viewed as a kind of schlemiel faith in the conscience of the world.
  • FireFox wants to autocorrect schlemiel into Schnitzel.
  • Justin Rice is hilarious as a sad sack slacker schlemiel.
  • “You one revolting-looking schlemiel, I can tell you.” for more
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