Geshmir

Alternative Spellings

Geshmeer, Gashmir, Gashmeer, Gushmir, Gushmeer, G'shmir, G'shmeer

Definitions

  • 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/).
  • "Oy, Oy gevalt, Gevalt and geshmir, Shlug kup n' vun [Go hit your head against a wall]" (https://folkworks.org/columns/how-can-i-keep-from-talking-ross-altman/46764-theo-ruth-and-me-jewish-folk-songs).

Languages of Origin

Yiddish

Etymology

Etymology unclear

Who Uses This

Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage

Dictionaries

None

Notes

G'shmeer

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