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