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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (Yiddish) a very unlucky or inept person who fails at everything.

Usage examples (2)
  • I always think of a shlimazel as someone unlucky in life, unlucky in love.
  • I was prepared, this once, for Shani’s sake, to take him through every dish on the menu, but I had to stop him when his curiosity grew more philosophical and he tried to get me... for more
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