Definitions

  • n. The entirety, all.

Example Sentences

  • They served soup salad dinner and dessert - the whole geshmeer.

  • "Moreover, they’ll view your very proposal as evidence of ‘weakness’ — and take it as a signal that this is a good time to attack you for the whole g’shmeer" (https://www.israpundit.org/levy-report-the-debate-goes-on/ - behind paywall).

  • "Oy, Oy gevalt, Gevalt and geshmir, Shlug kup n' vun [Go hit your head against a wall]" (source).

Languages of Origin

  • Yiddish

Etymology

  • Etymology unclear

    • Who Uses This

      • Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage

      Regions

      • North America

      Dictionaries

      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      geshmeer, gashmir, gashmeer, gushmir, gushmeer, g'shmir, g'shmeer

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