farblondjet

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EtymologyEdit

From Yiddish פֿאַרבלאָנדזשעט(farblondzhet), past participle of פֿאַרבלאָנדזשן(farblondzhn), from פֿאַר־(far-) +‎ בלאָנדזשן(blondzhn), from Polish błądzić.

AdjectiveEdit

farblondjet ‎(comparative more farblondjet, superlative most farblondjet)

  1. Lost.
    • Leo Rosten, The Joys of Yiddish, p. 112.
      "He drove towards New Rochelle, but got so farblondjet that he ended up in White Plains."
  2. Confused, mixed-up.

ReferencesEdit

Rosten, Leo. The Joys of Yiddish. New York: Washington Square Press, 1968.