shtunk

Definitions

  • n. 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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