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    Default Schmuck

    Hi,
    is schmuck" commonly used in the UK? I heard it in a film. It went like "He is such a schmuck".
    Thanks!

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    Quote Originally Posted by banderas View Post
    Hi,
    is schmuck" commonly used in the UK? I heard it in a film. It went like "He is such a schmuck".
    Thanks!

    It's not used much in the UK, but everyone would understand what it meant when they heard it.

    Buggles(not a teacher)

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    Default Re: Schmuck

    I'm not a teacher.

    Hi banderas,

    There is a link which should appease your curiosity.

    schmuck: Definition, Synonyms from Answers.com

    Regards,

    V.

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    Default Re: Schmuck

    It's Yiddish. A schmuck is like a putz.


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    Default Re: Schmuck

    This page provides synonyms for schmuck (all of them offensive to some extent):

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