Definitions

  • n. Child-appropriate word for penis.

  • n. Affectionate term used to describe a child, often connoting silly or slightly naughty behavior.

Example Sentences

  • "My little cousins used to run outside with their shmeckies flappin' in the breeze."

Languages of Origin

  • Yiddish

Etymology

  • from שמעקל shmekl, diminutive of שמאָק shmok '(vulgar) penis, prick; fool, jackass', with English -y suffix

    • Who Uses This

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

      Regions

      • North America
      • Australia / New Zealand

      Dictionaries

      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      shmeky, schmeky, schmekie, shmekie, shmecky, schmecky

Notes

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