shemozzle

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shemozzle (ʃɪˈmɒzəl)
 
n
informal a noisy confusion or dispute; uproar
 
[C19: perhaps from Yiddish shlimazl misfortune]

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shemozzle

noun
(Yiddish) a confused situation or affair; a mess [syn: schemozzle
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