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

Languages of Origin

  • Yiddish


  • 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)


      • South Africa


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

      Alternative Spellings

      shlog up, schlug up, schlog up

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