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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (Yiddish) a confused situation or affair.

Usage examples (9)
  • In last week's Soundings we wrote that the word "schemozzle" means a "confused state of affairs; a mess (Yiddish)."
  • And when we got in there was ever such a schemozzle going on.
  • It's very unfortunate, of course, that Gulbrandsen should be shot on the same evening that this schemozzle happened between Serrocold and this young Lawson. '
  • So, part of the issue with getting sick over Christmas probably arose a a result of the whole Christmas schemozzle, js going down like a shot bird and every other thing... for more
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