Last modified on 11 May 2014, at 04:42

verklempt

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Yiddish פֿאַרקלעמט (farklemt), from Old High German.

AdjectiveEdit

verklempt (comparative more verklempt, superlative most verklempt)

  1. overwhelmed, flustered, nervous
  2. excited, overjoyed, happy
    When Barbra came on SNL I nearly choked on my cigarette because I was just so verklempt.