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schmutter

/ˈʃmʌtə/
noun
1.
(slang) cloth or clothing
Word Origin
C20: from Yiddish schmatte rag, from Polish szmata
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Contemporary definitions for schmutter
noun

clothing; also spelled shmutter

Examples

schmutter trade; last season's schmutter

Word Origin

1959; Yiddish schmatte 'rag'

Usage Note

informal

noun

garbage; rubbish; also spelled shmutter

Examples

a load of old shmutter

Word Origin

1959; Yiddish schmatte 'rag'

Usage Note

informal

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Slang definitions & phrases for schmutter

schmutter

noun

A garment (1970+; Yiddish)


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