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shlemiel

[shluh-meel] /ʃləˈmil/
noun
1.
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British Dictionary definitions for shlemiel

schlemiel

/ʃləˈmiːl/
noun
1.
(US, slang) an awkward or unlucky person whose endeavours usually fail
Word Origin
Yiddish, from German, after the hero of a novel by Chamisso (1781–1838)
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Slang definitions & phrases for shlemiel

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The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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