• n. A braggart.

  • n. A gossip.

  • n. One who exaggerates one's own talents.

Example Sentences

  • "In Buffalo, they got lucky pulling up to a specialist in a '59 custom Merc with red and white realfur dice swinging from the mirror, who, unrolling his window, said, Well, kinderlach, a glass of tea and a shmooze would be nice, but I've got to catch the red eye to Martinique, where I'm performing my latest technique on a sci fi plosher who swore a cancer on his mother if his master bedroom wasn't a Buddhist monastery from Mars." (source; An American Bubbe-mayseh by Roger Weingarten)

Languages of Origin

  • German


  • plauschen 'to chat'

    • Who Uses This

      • Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older
      • Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage


      • North America


      • The New Joys of Yiddish, by Leo Rosten and Lawrence Bush (New York, 2003[1968]).

      Alternative Spellings

      plowsher, ploscher, plowscher

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