shmeckel

Alternative Spellings

shmekle, schmeckel, schmekel, shmekel, schmeckl, shmeckl, schmekl, shmekl, schmekle, shmeckle, schmeckle

Definitions

  • irritating, or contemptible behavior
  • little penis

Example Sentences

  • That guy is such a shmeckel.
  • That red-haired guy has a freckled shmeckel!

Languages of Origin

Yiddish

Etymology

שמעקל shmekl '(little) penis, prick', vulgar; diminutive of שמאָק

Who Uses This

Jews: Jews of diverse religious backgrounds and organizational involvements
Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

None

Notes

See also shmuck and shmecky

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