- Used to form a reduplicated rhyming compound of any word in order to express disparagement, dismissal, or derision.
- I have to tell you, madam, that your son is suffering from an Oedipus complex. —Oedipus, Schmoedipus! What does it matter, so long as he loves his mother? (Jewish joke)
- Rain, schmain, we've got a game to play.
- Used to form an intensified word, typically with words starting with m especially for comedic effect.
- Issa big schmood.
- Look at my big schmeat.