shtunk

Definitions

  • stinker, nasty person, smelly person, nickname for a smelly baby.

Example Sentences

  • "He is a real shtunk!"

Languages of Origin

Yiddish

Etymology

שטונק shtunk '(vulgar) filthy person'

Who Uses This

Jews: Jews of diverse religious backgrounds and organizational involvements
Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

The New Joys of Yiddish, by Leo Rosten and Lawrence Bush (New York, 2003[1968]).

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