shlug up

Alternative Spellings

shlog up, schlug up, schlog up

Definitions

  • to "shlug (someone) up" is to annihilate his argument, typically in such fashion as to demonstrate a superiority of knowledge

Languages of Origin

Yiddish

Etymology

אָפּשלאָגן opshlogn 'to knock off, repel; reflect' dissuade' (verbal root is שלאָג shlog 'hit, beat', with the perfective particle אָפּ op)

Who Uses This

Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)

Dictionaries

Frumspeak: The First Dictionary of Yeshivish, by Chaim Weiser (Northvale, 1995).

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