schemozzle, schemozzel, shemozzel
- an uproar, row
- a confused state of affairs, muddle, state of chaos and confusion
- "The debate about climate change and how to deal with it is a shemozzle."
Languages of Origin
Modification of Yiddish שלימזל 'shlimazl,' from German schlimm 'bad' and Hebrew מזל 'luck'
Australia / New Zealand
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