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EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

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

AdjectiveEdit

verklempt (comparative more verklempt, superlative most verklempt)

  1. overcome with emotion, choked up
  2. overwhelmed, flustered, nervous
  3. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) excited, overjoyed, happy
    When Barbra came on SNL I nearly choked on my cigarette because I was just so verklempt.