Shleger

Alternative Spellings

Schleger, Sheleger, Scheleger, Shlegger, Schlegger, Shelegger, Schelegger

Definitions

  • Bully, violent person

Example Sentences

  • "He's being such a shleger."

Languages of Origin

Yiddish

Etymology

Yiddish שלעגער 'shleger' from the verb שלאָגן 'shlogn,' meaning hit or strike.

Who Uses This

Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

None

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