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See also: Schmuck and schmück

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EtymologyEdit

From Yiddish שמאָק (shmok, penis), from Old Polish smok (dragon) or cognate to German Schmuck (jewellery), which subsequently influenced the spelling of the word in English.

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NounEdit

schmuck (plural schmucks)

  1. (colloquial, vulgar) The penis.
  2. (colloquial, pejorative) A useless item or person.
  3. (colloquial, pejorative, US) A jerk; an unpleasant or detestable person.

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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *smukkaz (something slipped into)

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AdjectiveEdit

schmuck (comparative schmucker, superlative am schmucksten)

  1. (dated) pretty, spruce

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