oysgeputst

Alternative Spellings

oysgeputz, oysgeputs, oysgeputzt

Definitions

  • dressed-up, decked out in finery (Steinmetz), overembellished.

Example Sentences

  • Her dress was a nice color, but was just too oysgeputst.

Languages of Origin

Yiddish

Etymology

Yiddish אויספּוצן 'oysputsn,' dressing up, adorning, past tense אויסגעפּוצט 'oysgeputst.'

Who Uses This

Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage

Dictionaries

Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).

Notes

Cf ongepotchket

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