shtus

Pronunciations

Definitions

  • n. Nonsense.

Example Sentences

  • "Don't watch that show--it's pure shtuss."

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew
  • Yiddish

Etymology

  • Heb שטויות shtuyót (used in the plural), Yiddish שטות shtus

    • Who Uses This

      • Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)

      Regions

      • North America
      • Great Britain
      • South Africa
      • Australia / New Zealand

      Dictionaries

      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      shtuyos, shtuyot, shtuss

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