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schmutter

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EtymologyEdit

From Yiddish שמאַטע (shmate, rag).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

schmutter (uncountable)

  1. (colloquial) Clothing.
    • 2000, JG Ballard, Super-Cannes, Fourth Estate 2011, p. 269:
      ‘Has something worried you – the business at the Cardin Foundation?’ ‘Cardin? Not my favourite schmutter.’
  2. (colloquial) Rubbish, worthless material.

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