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shnook

[shnoo k] /ʃnʊk/
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schnook

noun

An ineffectual person; a naive person often victimized; patsy • A more affectionate and compassionate way of designating a schlemiel: Don't be such an apologetic schnook

[1940s+; fr American-Yiddish shnook, said to be fr German Schnucke, ''small sheep''; probably related to the pet names snooks, snookums, etc]


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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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